NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man who was shot and wounded by police has been charged with attempted murder and several other counts for allegedly stabbing a woman repeatedly Saturday night.
Police shot and wounded the man inside an apartment in the South Bronx Saturday night.
According to police, a woman flagged down two officers near East 149th Street and Morris Avenue and reported an assault in progress in a nearby apartment building.
When the officers arrived at the apartment around 8:30 p.m., they saw a 37-year-old man stabbing a 35-year-old woman in the torso and legs. The suspect has been identified by police as Guillermo Melendez.