West Haven PD investigate stabbing at underage drinking party

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a juvenile was stabbed at underage drinking party in West Haven Saturday night.

Police say officers responded to a York Street home around 10:20 p.m. to the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival they learned that an underage drinking party had taken place and that the stabbing victim was in the backyard of the home.

Police say the victim suffered 4-5 stab wounds to the chest and ribs. He was taken by paramedics to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Officers located the suspect near the intersection of York And Collis Streets. Police say the suspect also had to be taken to the hospital due to a high level of intoxication.

Both the victim and suspects are juveniles so police have not released their identities. The incident remains under investigation and police say arrests are pending.

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