Sep 19, 2015 10:09 AM
One man stabbed near Club ManchVegas in Manchester early Saturday
MANCHESTER - A fight on Old Granite Street near Club ManchVegas left one man with multiple stab wounds and another man under arrest.
Police say the fight that led to the stabbing involved several people who knew each other. Police were in the area on an unrelated call when they were told about the fight shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.
They found the stabbing victim, later identified as Jeffrey Atkins, 31, and gave him first aid. He was taken to Elliot Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Based on witness statements, police were able to identify a suspect and take him into custody.
Shane Rodney Velez, 26, of 45.5 Pine St in Nashua was charged with first-degree assault and falsifying physical evidence. He is scheduled to appear in the 9th Circuit District Court in Manchester on Monday.
The incident remains under investigation, police said.