Stabbing at Spring Valley park shocks visitors

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Police are looking for suspects after a man was stabbed at Memorial Park in Spring Valley.

Visitors to the park say they are shocked that the act of violence occurred in a place where they take children to play. Some residents say now they'll be cautious about what time of day they come to the park.

Rockland paramedics say when they arrived at the park Tuesday night, the victim was lying on the ground with a stab wound to the abdomen. He was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. The man, who is in his 30s, is listed in critical condition.

Police will not say if they believe the victim was targeted or what sparked the violence. To view interviews about stabbing, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and click on iO Extra.

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