Argument leads to stabbing in Broadalbin

State police are shown at the scene of a stabbing at a home at 136 County Highway 138, Broadalbin on Friday. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara)

BROADALBIN — Two men got in a verbal argument Friday afternoon that escalated to a domestic dispute resulting in one of the men being stabbed.

John Mahoney, 69, of 136 County Highway 138, was charged by state police on Friday for second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon following the dispute at his residence.

“There was a fight between two males resulting in minor injuries,” said Sgt. Christopher Comstock of the New York State Police.

According to a news release, Mahoney and Jake Feathers, 42, who both live on the residence were in a verbal argument when the argument escalated and Feathers struck Mahoney in the face. Mahoney grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed Feathers in the chest.

According to the news realease, GAVAC treated Feathers at the scene and he chose to have his father take him to St. Mary’s Urgent Care where he will get medical treatment.

State police are shown at the scene of a stabbing at at a home at 136 County Highway 138, Broadalbin on Friday. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara)

Senior investigator Walt Hadsell said he would go to urgent care on his own.

Mahoney was arraigned in town court with bail set at $15,000.

Senior investigator Walt Hadsell at the home where a stabbing occurred at 136 County Highway 138 on Friday. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara)

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