According to Montclair Police Captain James Carlucci, the incident happened around at 8:30 p.m. in the 20-block area of Mission Street. An individual walked up to a Montclair Police officer who was on the walking post and told him something had happened inside the residence.
The officer found a 21-year-old man from Newark bleeding from apparent stab wounds. The individual who walked up to the officer, Harrison Kerr, 19, of Montclair, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purposes, and unlawful possession of weapon.
The victim had multiple stab wounds — one to the left forearm, one in the middle of back, and two to buttocks. He was transported to University Hospital where it was determined that his injuries were not life threatening. The victim is expected to be released from the hospital tonight.
The suspect and the victim are acquaintances. The suspect does not live at the residence where the victim was stabbed.