Police arrest woman in connection to Walmart parking lot stabbing in Wallkill

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A 37-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing a 26-year-old woman in a Walmart parking lot in Wallkill.

Authorities say Chiyoka Williams attacked the victim around 4:15 p.m. Monday outside the store off Route 211.

The victim is in stable condition. Authorities have not said what sparked the incident.

RELATED: Man fatally shot outside restaurant in Wallkill 

The attack was the second violent incident to take place at a shopping plaza in Wallkill in recent weeks. Earlier this month, a 23-year-old was fatally shot outside of the Made in Puerto Rico Latin Cuisine & Sports Bar on Schutt Road. Police are still searching for the suspect in that case, who they have identified as 26-year-old Jamaad Murphy.

Police don’t believe there is any connection in the cases.


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