By: Rachael Perry


Twitter: @RachaelABC6

Updated by Anthony Vega 

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Police are investigating what led to a man being stabbed in the head late Monday afternoon.

The stabbing happened at the Conimicut Variety Store on West Shore Road at 5:00 p.m.

Warwick Police say there was a confrontation between a 20-year-old male victim and 21-year-old Kristian Orlando Fonseca, of Warwick, and 18-year-old Jasmine Brown, of Warwick.

Fonseca is accused of stabbing the 20-year-old in his head and neck after the confrontation.

Witnesses told police that Fonseca and Brown fled the scene with an infant in a stroller.

It is unclear how well the two men know each other, but police said they were not a strangers.

The 20-year-old was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital. His injuries are considered non life-threatening.

Fonseca was charged with the following:

  • The Intent to Commit a Felony (Murder)
  • Violation of a No Contact Order
  • An outstanding warrant (for Violation of a No Contact Order and Domestic Malicious Damage)

Brown was charged with Aiding and Abetting (felony) and Simple Assault and Battery. She was arraigned at the Warwick Police Department headquarters and was released on surety bail.

Fonseca was held overnight and will be arraigned Tuesday in Kent County Court.

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