Lubbock police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night in South Lubbock.

KAMC News reports that at about 6:15 p.m., a 10-year-old boy was stabbed in the 1900 block of 79th Street while playing with other kids.

Officers who arrived at the scene assisted EMS in transporting the boy to Covenant hospital for what is described as a serious but non-life threatening stab wound.

According to police, the stabbing involved a pocket knife and appears to have been an accident.