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UPDATE: Three minors charged with felony gang assault after stabbing

Police say three people have been charged with felony gang assault after an investigation into a stabbing that happened over the weekend around the 100 block of North Cayuga Street in Ithaca.

Investigators have arrested three subjects in connection with the stabbing. All three were minors — under the age of 17-years-old.

Police say the names will not be released, but that all were charged with felony gang assault, and felony first-degree assault.

Two of the three subjects were remanded to a Juvenile Detention Facility. The other was remanded to a specialized secure detention facility.

All three are scheduled to appear in court on Monday for further action.

The victim is listed in critical but stable condition.


Victim in serious condition after Friday night stabbing

Police in Ithaca are investigating a stabbing, which left one person seriously injured on Friday.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. when officers from the Ithaca Police Department responded to the 100 block of North Cayuga Street for a reported stabbing.

Upon arrival officers found a victim, who was bleeding profusely from the face and back.

Officers say they quickly determined that the victim needed emergency medical treatment. Bangs Ambulance was called to the scene, responded, and brought the victim to an established landing zone.

The victim was then airlifted to a regional trauma center. Police say the victim was last known to be in serious condition at that hospital.

Police secured the area and are continuing to process the scene for additional evidence. Investigators are working through interviews, and speaking with witnesses but additional information was not available.

Anyone with information on the investigation are urged to contact the Ithaca Police Department.


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