Suspect Arrested In Elmwood Stabbing Incident

April 6, 2012 Updated Apr 6, 2012 at 3:42 PM EDT

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Suspect Arrested In Elmwood Stabbing Incident

April 6, 2012 Updated Apr 6, 2012 at 3:42 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( release ) Buffalo police have arrested an individual in connection with an overnight stabbing, that occurred in the 900 block of Elmwood Avenue.

Northwest district officers responded to the call just before 5am.

Police have arrested 41 year old Ronald Mellerson of Tonawanda and charged him with assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon.

Detectives say that during a verbal and physical confrontation, that Mellerson stabbed a 23 year old male outside.

The victim was taken to ECMC to be treated.

Contact: Mike DeGeorge, 341-9522