Saratoga County

Saratoga Sheriff: Hadley man stabbed woman in back; Attempted murder charged

Gary J. Carvajal
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Gary J. Carvajal

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HADLEY – A Hadley man stabbed a woman in the back Sunday at a residence in the town of Hadley, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.

The woman, who suffered a single stab wound, was taken to Saratoga Hospital for treatment, officials said. She has since been released.

Gary J. Carvajal, 66, of 18 Grove Court, Hadley, was charged with one count of second-degree attempted murder.

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Deputies were called to Carvajal’s residence Sunday for a report of a woman who had been stabbed, officials said. Upon the deputies’ arrival, Carvajal exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident.

Officials did not specify Carvajal’s connection to the victim, but said she was known to both Carvajal and the caller. 

Carvajal was arraigned and ordered held on $100,000 bail. He is due back in court later this week and an order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim, officials said.

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