A 15 year-old boy was was stabbed in the torso Tuesday at the Riverpoint Apartments.

According to police, the victim was transported to Shannon Hospital to treat his injuries.

Police were dispatched around 4:45 p.m. to the 1100 block of Benedict Drive.

Neighbors at the scene tell Fox News First this isn't the first time a stabbing had happened in the area.

Prior to police arrival the suspect fled the scene and was caught near Bell Street and Pulliam Street.

Officers conducted a felony traffic stop and he was taken into custody.

Due to the ongoing investigation SAPD is withholding the suspect's name.