JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspect who stabbed someone in the chest with a knife on Sunday.

Officers and first responders made contact with the victim and transported him to a local area hospital for life-threatening injuries.

JSO said they received a tip that the stabbing suspect had fled to a home on Miss Muffet Lane, causing police to block off the area around noon.

Police searched the home and say they did not find anyone inside.

JSO said an unknown black male suspect, who was last seen at the residence on a previous visit, had fled the scene.

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