HN NOTE: All HN images of the crime scene have been intentionally obscured to protect the identity of the victim and his family…
EAST FALMOUTH – As you will hear in the following HN Audio, a caller reported her 20-year-old son had just been stabbed after he answered the door to their home.
Three suspects then tried to flee the scene, but were quickly located and arrested during a traffic stop, according to a FPD statement.
The stabbing occurred at about 7:25PM on Monday evening. HN arrived on scene a short while after as officers were waiting for a K-9 unit to conduct an article search near the crime scene.
The following HN Audio highlights dramatic radio transmissions between dispatch and responding personnel.
The following is the actual Falmouth Police media statement:
Three Arrested after a Falmouth Man was Stabbed.
Police reported the arrest of a 16-year-old, 17-year-old, and an 18-year-old in connection with a stabbing that occurred during an apparent drug transaction Monday night.
At 7:28 pm, officers were called to a home on Sam Turner Road after a report that a man had been attacked by three males, one with a knife.
Within minutes, police located the suspect vehicle on Teaticket Highway and arrested the involved subjects. Officers searched the car and found a knife believed to be used during the altercation.
The victim, a 20-year-old East Falmouth resident, was taken by Falmouth Fire Rescue to the Falmouth Hospital with a stab wound to his left torso. His wound was reported to be non-life threatening.
Samuel Cooper, an 18-year-old from East Falmouth, along with two juvenile males, will be arraigned on Tuesday for Attempted Armed Robbery, Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon—knife, Attempted Murder, and Conspiracy. One juvenile is from East Falmouth and the other is from Mashpee.