Dunkirk Police Respond To Stabbing Sunday

DUNKIRK — An incident believed to be a stabbing in the city of Dunkirk has left many questions unanswered and many details up for speculation.

What is known is that at roughly 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, a stabbing was reported at 208 S. Gazelle St. in the upper portion of the apartment involved.

The report was also labeled Advanced Life Support (ALS), which denotes the involvement of life-saving protocols and skills that extend beyond Basic Life Support (BLS) to further support circulation and/or provide an open airway and breathing support.

Responding agencies reported included the Dunkirk Police Department, the Dunkirk Fire Department and Chautauqua County EMS.

When asked if there was a stabbing, a representative from the Dunkirk Police Department told the OBSERVER newspaper, “Mmhmm,” in a phone interview, followed by, “I can’t release any further information on that.”


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