Man stabs victim during fight on Syracuse’s West Side, police say

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A man was injured on Syracuse’s West Side after he was stabbed during a fight, police said.

While fighting, Timothy Cross, 36, stabbed a man in the shoulder, according to Syracuse police spokesperson Lt. Matthew Malinowski.

Around 9:30 a.m., officers responded to Richmond Avenue and South Geddes Street for the reported stabbing, Malinowksi said.

On scene, officers found an injured 33-year-old man, Malinowski said. The man was taken to Upstate University Hospital where he is expected to survive, he said.

Cross was charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He is currently being held at the Onondaga County Justice Center.

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