Assault -Stabbing Incident
On Thursday, August 15, 2019, at approximately 9:14pm, the Hudson City Police Department received a transferred call from Columbia County 911 reporting a stabbing that just occurred on Front Street in the area of the Schuyler Court Apartments.
HPD Patrol Units responded immediately to the area and located the injured victim, a 19 year old male, who was lying on the sidewalk bleeding, with a stab wound to his abdomen. The victim was reportedly stabbed with a knife.
Greenport Rescue squad responded to the scene and transported the victim to the Columbia County airport where the victim was Medivacked to Albany Medical Hospital for emergency treatment. The victim is reportedly in stable condition still receiving treatment at the hospital.
The suspect ran away on foot just prior to the Police arrival to the scene. Police checked the area for the suspect with negative results. The Police are currently investigating this assault and the suspect’s information will be forthcoming to assist in apprehension.
Police interviewed several witnesses that were in the area at the time of the stabbing incident. Witnesses reported to Police that the argument started over a “girlfriend”.
Police are currently still investigating the above incident, if anyone has any further information they would like to share with the Police, please contact the Hudson City Police Department, Detective Division at (518) 828 3388.
The New York State Police/BCI Livingston, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and Greenport Police Department assisted HPD on this investigation.