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Posted: Monday, October 29, 2012 4:42 pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A man was stabbed early Sunday morning in downtown Anchorage, just blocks from a fatal shooting at a different bar.

The Anchorage Daily News reports ( police don't believe the incidents are related.

The 25-year-old man, who hasn't been identified, told officers he was stabbed while waiting for friends outside the Gaslight Lounge.

He was taken to a hospital with a wound or wounds to his torso. The man was listed in critical condition Sunday, but police did not have an updated condition Monday.

Shortly after police found the stabbing victim at 2:41 a.m., another man was shot and killed outside Platinum Jaxx nightclub. The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Said Beshirov.

Police continue to investigate.


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