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Springfield police investigating 2 separate stabbings

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Police are investigating a couple of stabbings that happened early Saturday morning.

The first happened just after 1 a.m. in the area of 300 Worthington St.

CBS 3 media partner Mass Live and The Republican reported that 35-year-old Lasandra Virella, of Springfield, stabbed a rival of hers during a fight.

The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center.

Police arrested Virella and charged her with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

She will be arraigned in Springfield District Court on Tuesday.

The second stabbing happened outside of the Mardi Gras strip club around 2 a.m. Mass Live and The Republican reported that a fight between three men started inside the club.

It spilled outside and one of the men pulled a knife. He slashed the alleged victim, who was taken to Baystate Medical Center for treatment.

The incident remains under investigation.

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