Women Gets Jail Time for New Years Stabbing

November 29, 2010 Updated Nov 29, 2010 at 5:18 PM EDT

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November 29, 2010 Updated Nov 29, 2010 at 5:18 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - The Buffalo woman who admitted to stabbing another woman in the eye was sentenced in court Monday morning.

22-year-old Suzanne Grover was sentenced to 6 months in jail and 5 years probation for stabbing 30-year-old Lindsay Harmon in the eye. The attack happened on New Years Day outside Roxy's Nightclub in Buffalo. A tearful Grover apologized to Harmon before New York State Supreme Court Justice William Boller handed down his sentence.

"I'm sorry for what happened and I mean that from the bottom of my heart," said Grover. "I wish that night never happened and I apologize with the deepest part of my soul. I'm so sorry for the things that happened and I mean it i'm really sorry."

In court, Harmon said she did not believe Grover's apology and Justice Boller had some harsh words for the defendant.

"When you start flaring a knife around people get hurt and in this case hurt very badly," said Boller. "If a jury of your peers would have convicted you, I would not have given you a split sentence."

Grover has already served about 4 months in jail. Michael Harmon, Lindsey's father, told Eyewitness News they're happy this is over and through treatment Lindsey's eyesight has improved.