Schenectady Police: Man charged in Monday night stabbing

Schenectady firefighters and Mohawk Ambulance personnel carry one person out of the scene Monday night
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Schenectady firefighters and Mohawk Ambulance personnel carry one person out of the scene Monday night

SCHENECTADY – A city man has been arrested in connection with a Monday night stabbing that sent one person to the hospital, police said.

The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center with what police described as a non-life-threatening injury.

Arrested was Stephen Wallace, 29, of Park Place, Schenectady. He faces one count each of second-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree robbery, records show.

Wallace is accused of stabbing the victim at about 9:30 p.m. at an address on Park Place, according to police allegations filed in court.

Police spokesman Sgt. Matthew Dearing said officers were called there for a report of multiple people involved in a fight and one man suffered a stab wound.

The victim was treated at the scene by the Schenectady Fire Department and taken on to Albany Med, Dearing said.

Wallace was also taken for treatment of injuries described as a result of the fight, Dearing said.

Wallace also faces the felony weapons count related to allegations he illegally possessed a 12-gauge shotgun and the robbery count alleging he forcibly stole a cell phone that belonged to a woman while being helped by another person, according to allegations filed in court. The time of the alleged robbery is listed as 9 p.m., about a half hour before the stabbing, according to the allegations.

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1 Comments
Ignatious P. Reilly May 24, 2022
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Great! It will be catch and release just like fishing for sport! What fun! Why he will be able to stab another person in as little as 48 hours! Golly, I love New York.