UPDATE: Le Moyne student charged in stabbing near campus apartments

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DEWITT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – A Le Moyne College student has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon after an early morning stabbing Saturday.

DeWitt Police said the male suspect, Zachary J. Lang, 19 of Topsfield, MA, a student at Le Moyne College was arrested minutes after the call to 911.

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The stabbing near the Le Moyne Heights apartment complex happened on Springfield Avenue Saturday around 1:38 a.m.

The victim a 19-year-old male, also a student at Le Moyne College was subsequently transported to a local hospital for a non-life threatening laceration to his head.

The Dewitt Police Department believes this was an isolated incident and that no further threat to the public exists at this time.

As of 9:00 a.m. Saturday Lang was being held at the Onondaga County Justice Center pending arraignment.

Members of the Dewitt Police Department were assisted by the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, the New York State Police and LeMoyne College Security.

DeWitt Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Dewitt Police Department at (315) 449-3640

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