Published: Dec 05, 2012 12:08 PM EST
Updated: Dec 05, 2012 1:15 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a stabbing that happened Monday evening at the intersection of Palm Avenue and S. Cleveland Avenue. The 20-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest while driving his green Pontiac Sunfire, according to the incident report.

The victim's 19-year-old friend was the passenger in the vehicle at the time, and told officers an unknown male, wearing a dark-colored hoodie, approached the driver's side window, reached in and stabbed him. The friend drove him to the hospital.

The investigation continues.