A man is in custody after allegedly stabbing his wife during an argument in Ozone Park on Monday morning, police reported.
According to authorities, at 9:09 a.m. on March 25, officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a woman stabbed near 76th Street and 101st Avenue.
Based on a preliminary investigation, police indicated that the victim sustained a stab wound to the left side of her chest.
The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police arrested 62-year-old Walter Ance, who authorities say is the victim’s husband, and charged him with assault, harassment, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal contempt.
Sources familiar with the investigation said that Ance and his wife became embroiled in a verbal argument, which ultimately led to Ance to allegedly stab her. The basis for the argument was not yet known.
Updated at 12:30 p.m. on March 27