A Riverhead man was stabbed in the back during a fight in a downtown parking lot early Saturday, according to Riverhead Town Police.
The incident occurred at about 3:20 a.m Saturday near the El Caracol Restaurant and Deli in the parking lot off Griffing Avenue.
The victim, a 44-year-old Riverhead resident, was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center.
The restaurant was not open at the time of the incident.
Additional information was not immediately available.