A Salt Lake man stabbed over the weekend with an ice pick was in stable condition Tuesday at Holy Cross Hospital.

Darrel O. Clifton, 30, was stabbed in the back during an argument at a barbecue Sunday evening at 625 S. Redwood Road, according to a police report.The ice pick apparently punctured Clifton's stomach, the report said. He underwent surgery Sunday and was in stable condition Tuesday, a nursing supervisor said.

A 41-year-old Salt Lake man was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated assault.