ONEONTA – A 19-year-old Delhi man was arrested after allegedly stabbing a 22-year-old in the back following a fight at a house party on Columbia Street.
Dylan Cumpston, 19, a Hartwick College student, was arrested after police were called to Fox Hospital at 3:36 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, with the report SUNY Oneonta student had been stabbed. Police arrived to find a victim being treated for a stab wound on his upper back.
A press release said investigators found there had been a fight at the victim’s home on Columbia Street at about 3:20 a.m. after Cumpston was ejected from a party there. He returned and the fight ensued, police said.
The victim was treated, sent home, and is expected to make a full recovery.
Cumpston was arrested for assault in the second degree, a class D felony, and criminal possession of a weapon, fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor. If convicted, he faces up to eight years incarceration.