Stabbing in Somerville at Tufts

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SOMERVILLE – On Sunday, May 31, 2015, at 3:52 a.m., the Somerville Police responded to a report of two injured persons located outside 98 Professors Row.
Upon arrival, police located two male victims suffering from apparent stab wounds to the neck. The first victim is a 20-year-old male from Boston who suffered serious injury and was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital. The second victim is a 19-year-old male from Boston who suffered apparent non-life-threatening injury and was also transported to MGH.

This incident appears to have taken place inside 98 Professors Row. It does not appear to be a random act, and parties involved are believed to be known to each other. The Somerville Police do have a person of interest identified in this incident and there is no threat to the surrounding community.

This incident is under investigation by the Somerville Police Department with the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police, Tufts University Police and the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Somerville Police Detective Dante DiFronzo at 617-625-1600, extension 7271.

Deputy Chief Paul R. Trant

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