A stabbing at the Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack today appears to be related to a shooting that happened in Farmington earlier this week.
Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say a man was stabbed multiple times by another man this morning. The victim was taken to Strong Hospital where he underwent surgery; investigators say he is expected to survive.
No suspects are in custody at this time.
On Wednesday, one man was shot outside a mobile home on Terri Drive in Farmington. Investigators believe today's incident was in retaliation and that the racetrack just happened to be a common ground.
"In trying to develop what is causing these conflicts - causing these disturbances - these fights, it clearly seems to be non-racetrack related," explained Ontario County Sheriff, Phil Povero. "It's clearly related to personal relationships, not business relationships between victims and suspects."
Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack released a statement today on the incident, saying quote:
"The assault that occurred this morning took place within a secured area of the property that is not accessible to the public and is far removed from the racetrack and gaming floor patron areas. This appears to be a domestic incident between two individuals who assist trainers in caring for horses and are not directly employed by our company."
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