NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
State Police continue to investigate a stabbing that took place this afternoon in East Capitol Park. Two males, ages 36 and 40 were injured and tranported to Albany Medical Center for treatment. The 36-year-old male has been treated and is expected to be released. The 40-year-old male is in stable condition and remains at Albany Medical Center.
State Police have charged 37-year-old Alexander S. Contompasis of Rensselaer with Assault 1st degree, Assault 2nd degree, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, and menacing 2nd degree. He will be housed at Albany County Jail pending arraignment.
Updates will be posted to the newsroom as they become available.
*Original release- January 6, 2020*
State Police are investigating a possible stabbing that occurred shortly after noon in East Capitol Park in the City of Albany. Two individuals have been transported to Albany Medical Center for treatment. One person is currently in custody. The investigation is underway, updates will be posted to the newsroom as they become available.