Lyndale man stabs neighbor in self-defense

No charges are being filed after a man stabbed his neighbor in self-defense at a Lyndale neighborhood apartment building, police said.

The two men, both in their early 20s, got into an altercation around 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 at their apartment near 34th & Harriet.

The man who was stabbed was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The other man was arrested, booked into Hennepin County jail and later released.

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office declined to file charges.