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Pokemon Go Stabbing - Player Refuses to Go to the Hospital After Getting Stabbed

Pokemon Go Stabbing - Man stabbed after challenging stranger to a Pokemon Go battle.

Either Michael Baker is the best Pokemon player in the world, or the most dedicated. The 21-year-old was stabbed at 1 a.m. while looking for Pokemon, but refused medical attention because he wanted to keep on playing. Pokemon Go Stardust JOHOR, MALAYSIA - JULY 13TH, 2016 : An Android user plays Pokemon Go in a car, a free-to-play augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. (Zanariah Salam / Shutterstock.com) Baker was in Oregon's Forest Grove when he came across someone he thought was another Pokemon player. He asked that person to a battle and got stabbed in the shoulder. “I saw him go by and asked if he was playing Pokemon Go. He was like “what?”. I guess he wanted to battle because he came up at me with a knife,” he said. So, yeah, a different kind of battle. Preview
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New York City, New York, USA; July 12, 2016; A woman battles Pidgey while playing the Nintendo game Pokemon Go on an iPhone. (Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com)
“I basically risked my life,” he adds, and who are we to question that? After risking his life, this brave man decided to continue looking for Pokemon and go to Plaid Pantry to get chips and beer. He has since had eight stitches. You may want to be safe out there. Robberies, car accidents, and now apparently, stabbings are showing you that video games are probably a lot safer from the confines of your house. But, when you have to catch them all, a little blood won't hurt you...I guess. New York City, New York, CA; July 12, 2016; A woman plays Pokemon Go indoors on her iPhone. (Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com) No word from Baker on how many more Pokemon he got out of this decision, or whether there might have been more Pokemon at the hospital. Via The Telegraph Related: What do you think? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below.