Auburn teen sent to prison the same day his father admits stabbing neighbor

An Auburn father and son appeared in court Thursday for committing separate violent crimes in Cayuga County.

First, 49-year-old Sammy Sheffield, of 9 Barber St., pleaded guilty to felony first-degree assault for stabbing a man in the stomach earlier this year.

According to the Auburn Police Department, on Jan. 15, 2017, officers were called to Auburn Community Hospital after a 44-year-old man arrived with a stab wound to his abdomen. At the time, the victim told police he’d been in a fight with his neighbor on Barber Street.

The Citizen:
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