A man was being questioned in a stabbing that left a transient in serious condition Thursday at a local hospital, Salt Lake police said.

The 20-year-old victim, whose name was not released, apparently was in an apartment at 621 S. West Temple when a fight errupted, Lt. Tom Brown said.The victim was stabbed once on the left side, Brown said. Officers booked a man into Salt Lake County Jail on investigation of attempted homicide.