Stabbing with Injuries on Hope Avenue

Published on January 15, 2024

On Monday, January 15th, 2024, at around 7:58 P.M., Officers responded to the Midland Discount Market, located at 1434 Midland Avenue for a stabbing call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 35-year-old female victim stabbed in the stomach. The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital, where she is expected to survive.

The investigation revealed a suspect, Niaya Winstead, 29. Officers learned that Winstead stabbed the victim with a knife during an altercation in a residence in the 100 block of Hope Avenue before police arrival.

Winstead was arrested and charged with Assault in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree.