The First Squad reports the arrest of a Uniondale man for an Assault that occurred on Saturday, June 17, 2023 at 8:00 pm in Uniondale.
According to detectives, officers received a radio assignment stating a male victim, 41, entered a nearby hospital with stab wounds to his right arm and the right side of his neck. Upon further investigation, it was determined that a physical altercation occurred in the parking lot of Golden Crest Jamaican Restaurant located at 540 Jerusalem Avenue between the victim and defendant Morris Porter, 35, of 456 Jerusalem Avenue. The altercation escalated and defendant Porter stabbed the victim with a small knife. Defendant Porter was located by police at the Glazed and Grill located at 566 Jerusalem Avenue with bloodstains on his clothes and face with lacerations and abrasions to his hands. A Swiss Army style pocket knife was recovered on the defendant and he was placed into custody without further incident. Defendant Porter was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and evaluation. The victim’s injuries are not considered life threatening at this time.
Defendant Morris Porter is being charged with Assault in the 1st Degree, Assault in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree. He is being arraigned on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.