Man stabbed at Beach Road Trip event in Islamorada

Deputies search for attacker


ISLAMORADA, Fla. – The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who stabbed another man Sunday night at the Beach Road Trip event in Islamorada.

The incident was reported about 9:45 p.m.

Monroe County sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin said friends of the victim, Roger Harrison, 33, of New York, told deputies that Harrison was involved in a fight and the other man pulled out a knife and stabbed Harrison in the abdomen.

Herrin said a security guard at the event detained the man, but he escaped.

Harrison was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center.

Detectives are interviewing Harrison and witnesses in an attempt to identify the man.

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