p class=”p1″>In the early hours of Jan. 24, police responded to a call at a residence on West State Street, where they found a 37 year-old male with several stab wounds. The victim was treated by the responding officers until an ambulance arrived, the Ithaca Police Department announced in a press release last Friday.
The victim — who was in-and-out of consciousness — was transported to Cayuga Medical Center and later airlifted to a regional trauma center.
The IPD press release said that the attack was drug-related and that the victim was targeted by a group osf unidentified individuals. The victim reportedly refused to cooperate when contacted by IPD officers.
According to the IPD, the victim was targeted by a group of individuals, none of whom have been identified as the victim declined to cooperate with the investigation.
Vincent Monticello, IPD senior deputy chief of operations, declined to comment further, adding that the department is still actively working to identify the suspects.