Arrest made in connection to Albany stabbings

One victim in critical condition after four men were stabbed near Lark Street and Madison Avenue

ALBANY — A 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing Thursday morning on Madison Avenue, according to police. 

Four men were stabbed at around 1 a.m., and one remained in critical condition at Albany Medical Hospital as of Friday. 

Shortly after police received a call reporting the stabbings, Joseph Sanchez was located nearby by officers and was subsequently identified as a suspect, police said. He was taken into custody shortly thereafter. 

An investigation revealed Sanchez had fought with the victims at a local establishment before the fight spilled onto the street, police said. 

While outside and armed with a knife, Sanchez stabbed the men near Lark Street and Madison Avenue, according to police.

Sanchez has been charged with first-degree attempted murder and was arraigned in Albany City Court.


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