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Police: Argument leads to double stabbing in Colonie Center parking lot; Investigation ongoing

Colonie Center in 2015 - File Photo
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COLONIE – Two men suffered stab wounds Tuesday afternoon at Colonie Center after an argument led to a fight in the parking lot, police said.

One man suffered a wound to his head and the other to his hand. Neither injury was described as life-threatening, police said.

No arrests had been made as of Wednesday afternoon as the investigation continued, police said.

The incident happened just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot on the Wolf Road side of the mall, by the Boscov’s entrance, police said.

Callers reported two men were fighting and that one man had been stabbed in the head and was bleeding heavily, police said. Callers reported the second man had fled in an orange vehicle and was suffering from a stab wound to a hand.

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Responding officers treated the man with the head wound until Colonie EMS arrived to take him to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

Other officers then found the second man in his orange vehicle in front of 50 Wolf Road. He was treated for his hand wound and taken to Albany Medical Center.

Police also recovered a knife believed to have been used in the incident in the orange vehicle, police said.

Police have interviewed several witnesses and the injured men. The men did not know each other and had a verbal exchanged followed by a physical fight and stabbing in the parking lot, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Colonie Police Department at 518-783-2744.

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