Man stabbed multiple times in Pawtucket - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

Man stabbed multiple times in Pawtucket

Posted: Updated:

    Pawtucket resident Shawn A Whitfield is in the hospital after being viciously attacked with a knife.

    Pawtucket police say it happened around 7:30 PM, on 28 Darrow street last night. When police arrived, they found Whitfield bloodied,with multiple stab wounds, and he was rushed to the hospital.

   The assailant was identified as Providence resident Tony Fugate. After stabbing Whitfield, he fled to 426 High St. in Central Falls. With the help of the Central Falls Police Dept, Fugate was arrested without incident. He was held overnight at Pawtucket Police headquarters, and made his first court appearance today, where he was charged with "Felony Assault." His bail is set at $10,000 with surety.

Whitfield is in critical, but stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital, and his injuries are non life-threatening.

Powered by WorldNow

10 Orms Street Providence, R.I. 02904
401-453-8000

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNE.
All Rights Reserved.

For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.