Syracuse, NY. On Saturday, January 12, 2019, at approximately 3:37am, Syracuse Police Officers responded to the 500 block of S. Clinton Street regarding a stabbing investigation. Upon arrival, officers met with the 54 year old male victim, who reported he had been in an altercation with David Cathcart, 59, of 550 S. Clinton Street, Syracuse. The victim told police Cathcart came after him with a steak knife and stabbed him in the left forearm. The victim sustained a laceration to his arm. His injuries are not life threatening.
Officers located Cathcart at his residence. He was taken into custody without incident. Cathcart was arrested and charged with Assault in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree. He was lodged at the Onondaga County Justice Center pending his arraignment.