The Third Squad is investigating an assault that occurred in New Cassel on July 21 at 10:22 a.m.
According to detectives, Third Precinct Police responded to a call that a 19-year-old male victim was involved in a large fight with at least 20 unknown male black subjects in front of 701 Prospect Ave. The subjects were armed with weapons that consisted of bats, pipes, hammers, knives, and at least one stun gun. Upon police arrival they discovered the victim was stabbed in the abdomen and left shoulder. All subjects fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported by a Nassau Police Ambulance to a local hospital and underwent surgery. He is listed in stable condition. A hammer and a pipe were recovered from the scene.
Police say it is unknown if it a gang related incident.
Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.