On June 30, Suffolk County Police arrested a man after he stabbed another man at Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown. The stabbing occurred June 30 at approximately 2:35 p.m.
Brian O’Connor allegedly got into an argument and physical altercation with another man at a camp ground at the park. O’Connor went into his vehicle, allegedly retrieved a knife and stabbed the 60-year-old victim. The victim was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Fourth Squad detectives charged O’Connor, 62, of Middle Island, with Assault 2nd Degree. He was scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 1.
UPDATED July 1 to reflect arrest.