Medford police are investigating a stabbing that happened during a domestic dispute in the 900 block of Royal Court this morning.

Medford police are investigating a stabbing that happened during a domestic dispute in the 900 block of Royal Court this morning.

Witnesses report that a woman and man were arguing in a courtyard between apartments and she stabbed him in the chest, then ran away. Officers caught up with the woman a short distance from the courtyard where the altercation took place, and the man and woman were both whisked to local hospitals, witnesses said.

Investigators have cordoned off areas and are collecting evidence.

— Staff reports