On Sunday, June 10, 2018, at approximately 4:04pm, Syracuse Police Officers responded to the 400 block of Oakwood Ave in regards to a stabbing investigation. Upon arrival, police met with the 20 year old victim, who was suffering from a stab wound to his left arm. The victim told police, his cousin Mohamed Ahmed, 19, of Syracuse, had text him and asked him to step outside his residence. When the victim went outside, Ahmed began to shoot him with a paintball gun. The victim then ran at Ahmed, who pulled out a knife and began to swing it at the victim. A physical altercation ensued and Ahmed stabbed the victim. Ahmed left the scene prior to police arrival.
The victim was transported by AMR ambulance to University Hospital for medical treatment. The victim’s injuries are not life threatening.
Police Officers Craig Walters and Nicholas Voggel located Ahmed at his residence and he was taken into custody without incident. Ahmed 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.