Fight in Bridgeport ends with one man charged with assault, victim suffering stab wounds


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Bridgeport police have made an arrest in a stabbing from early Sunday morning.

Police arrested Rhonel M. Russell and charged him with first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace.

Russell engaged in a fight in the 1000 block of Park Avenue around 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning. Upon arrival, police found Russell fighting with another man. The victim suffered a non-life threatening stab wound to the upper leg.

The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. He was later released.

Russell’s bond was set to $50,000.

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