ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was taken to Strong Hospital after he was stabbed Friday night on South Winton Road in Brighton as a result of a fight between two brothers, the Brighton Police Department confirmed.
On Friday night just before 10 p.m., the Brighton Police Department responded to a stabbing on South Winton Road.
Police say they found a man who was stabbed in the upper body and taken to Strong Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, where he has since been treated and released.
The Brighton Police Department says the suspect was found close by and was taken into custody. Police add the suspect was in possession of an illegal fireman and was taken to the Brighton Police Department for questioning.
An investigation by police revealed that two brothers were fighting in a vehicle that was pulled over on South Winton Road.
Police have identified the suspect involved in the stabbing as 34-year-old Rochester resident Andrew L. Kirkland.
Kirkland, according to police, was charged with assault in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.
Police add Kirkland was arraigned in Brighton Town Court and remanded to Monroe County Jail with no bail based on his predicate felon status.
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