LAKE CITY, Fla. -

Officers are investigating after a 26-year-old man was stabbed Monday night outside the Cedar Park Apartments, according to the Lake City Police Department.

Police said Willie Shade was stabbed in his midsection by a woman about 9:40 p.m.

When officers arrived, several women standing in the parking lot told them that Shade had been stabbed by the woman after he slapped her during an argument.

Shade refused medical treatment at the scene.

Police said they tried to get information from those standing around the parking lot who had witnessed the altercation, but they all were uncooperative with officers and said they didn't see anything or didn't know the woman who stabbed Shade.

Police said their investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.