Around 2 in the morning on Monday, June 19th, Ithaca Police responded to the area of Cecil A. Malone Drive for a reported stabbing that just occurred.
On arrival, officers found an unconscious person who sustained a stab wound to their upper leg and was bleeding heavily. Ithaca Police Officers on scene immediately began medical aid to the victim by applying a tourniquet on the wound until EMS was able to arrive.
The victim was transported to an area hospital and is listed in stable, but critical condition. The suspects in this assault fled the scene before officers arrived.
A description was provided on multiple suspects who are believed to be involved in the stabbing. IPD stated in a press release the suspects are described as a Hispanic male, a white male with tattoos and a beard, two black males who were wearing face masks, and a heavy-set black female. IPD also noted one of the black males was described as having a lighter skin tone and dreadlocks.
While officers were searching the area, they also found a firearm. It is unknown if the firearm is connected to the stabbing.
Ithaca Police continue their investigation and ask anyone with information to contact IPD via their tip line at (607) 330-0000.
Assisting IPD was the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, Ithaca Fire, and Bangs Ambulance.