Police investigate stabbing that left multiple people injured near North Avenue in New Rochelle

Officers responded to reports of a group of people fighting in the area of North Avenue. (7/6/14)

NEW ROCHELLE - A Fourth of July block party in New Rochelle turned violent when a 23-year-old man was stabbed early Sunday morning.

Officers were called to Morris Street and North Avenue just before 3 a.m. when the crowd of about 150 people became unruly.

Police say the unidentified 23-year-old was stabbed in the abdomen during a melee in the street. He is in stable condition.

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Although the police have not released additional information about the incident, nearby residents say the fight involved dozens of people and a lot of drinking.

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