Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

BEACON – A male victim was stabbed multiple times in the City of Beacon on Dec. 2, and suffered stab wounds to his face and torso, said officials.

City of Beacon Patrol Officers observed a fight in the Church St. parking lot at 12:40 a.m.

When the individuals observed police, they attempted to flee the scene.

Officers were able to detain one of the subjects involved in the altercation after a foot pursuit.

During that time, Beacon Headquarters received a call for an male with multiple lacerations in the parking lot of 361 Main St.

An investigation of that incident alleges the individual was the victim of a stabbing that had just occurred in the Church St. parking lot.

Police later identified the alleged suspect as 23-year-old Shaquan M. Willis of Beacon, who, said police, was in possession of a knife that was determined to be the weapon used to stab the male victim.

The victim was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital where he was treated for his injuries, said officials.

Willis was placed into custody and charged with Assault 1st degree, Class B felony; Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree and Resisting Arrest both Class A Misdemeanors.

He was arraigned at Beacon City Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail on $25,000 cash/$75,000 bond.


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