Amsterdam man facing assault charges

Posted at: 06/16/2013 2:10 PM
By: Cadence Acquaviva

An Amsterdam man is facing assault charges after police say he stabbed a man during a fight on Guy Park Ave Saturday afternoon.

Police say around 5:30pm 18 year old Angel Morales was fighting with the victim when he stabbed him in the chest and the arm. The victim is being treated for his injuries at St. Mary’s. He’s expected to recover.

Morales is charged with 2nd degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Officials say there was a large group of bystanders, but they believe only Morales and the victim were involved in the fight.