A man was arrested Friday night after allegedly stabbing two people during a fight Friday night in east Colorado Springs.

Police say Connor Bourquein, 26, was fighting with a 21-year-old man just before 8 p.m. in the 500 block of Vernon Court and stabbed him in the chest. A 23-year-old woman tried to intervene and was cut on the hand.

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Both were treated at a local hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries.

Bourquein was arrested on suspicion of felony assault.

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Liz Forster is a general assignment reporter with a focus on environment and public safety. She is a Colorado College graduate, avid hiker and skier, and sweet potato enthusiast. Liz joined The Gazette in June 2017.

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