The following is a republished press release from the Ithaca Police Department and NOT written by the Ithaca Voice … click here to submit community announcements directly to The Voice, or reporter Mike Smith at msmith@ithacavoice.com.

ITHACA, NY — On 8/7/16 at around 0154 HRS the Ithaca Police Department was dispatched to a report of a large group of people fighting in the 400 block of Eddy Street. Upon police arrival there was no active dispute and a large group of people began dispersing and fleeing the scene. No victims were located at the scene.

While on scene, IPD learned that there was a patient at CMC who had been stabbed. The victim sustained serious stab wounds to the abdomen and had to be flown to a regional trauma center.

The Ithaca Police Department is continuing to investigate the incident. If you have any information that would aid this investigation please contact the Ithaca Police Department:

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Crime Stoppers Tipline: 607-697-0333
Drug Tipline 607-330-0000
Email Tip Address: http://www.cityofithaca.org/FormCenter/Ithaca-Police-Department-5/Ithaca-Police-Department-Tipline-47
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ithaca-Police-Department/268935962829?ref=hl
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ithacapolice

Jennifer Wholey

Jennifer Wholey is a feature writer and Head of Dining Partnerships for the Ithaca Voice. Contact her at jwholey@ithacavoice.com.