The Milford Police Department arrested two teen for their involvement in the Dec. 30 stabbing near Adams Supermarket that left three teens hospitalized.
On Jan. 2, detectives arrested Daniel Cumming, 18, of Milford and a 16-year-old Milford resident not identified because of the person's age. According to the police, Cummings allegedly injured two people with a knife. He was charge with first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and second-degree breach of peace. He was held in custody on $100,000 bond.
The unnamed teen was charged with third-degree assault, second-dgree breach of peace and is scheduled to appear in juvenile court in New Haven.
Milford police say they are continuing to investigate the fight.
Update on Dec. 30
An 18-year-old Milford man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing that sent three teens to the hospital last night.
Dante Gagliardi was arrested last night and charged with third-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace. Police apprehended Gagliardi in North Haven with the assistance of police in that town.
He was reportedly involved in the fight that broke out in the parking lot of a New Haven Avenue shopping center, but was not responsible for the stabbings, according to police. All parties involved in the incident have been identified, police said, and more arrests are expected.
Gagliardi was released on a $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 17, 2012.
Update on Victims
One of the three male victims has been released from the hospital, police said, and the other two have had their status upgraded from serious to stable.
Patch's original report follows:
Three teenagers are in the hospital tonight for stab wound injuries sustained during a dispute in the parking lot of 1353 New Haven Avenue in Milford.
Milford police are still on scene conducting an investigation into the incident, which was reported via a 911 call at 6:51 p.m. on Dec. 30. An employee of told Patch that there were several police cars in the parking lot, and that he heard there was a fight involving teens.
Officers who responded found two male teens suffering from stab wounds and lacerations, Milford Police spokesman Jeff Nielsen said. They were transported to an area hospital for serious injuries, he added.
Shortly after the incident, the parents of a third teenage male contacted police to report their son had just come home and was suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital too, police said.
Nielsen said a preliminary investigation has revealed that a fight broke out among a group of acquintances between the ages of 16 and 19, and that a knife was brandished during the brawl. Investigators have developed information regarding other suspected participants involved in the altercation and are actively continuing with the investigation. Nielsen said police expect to make arrests.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the at 203-877-1465 or visit www.milfordpd.org and click on “Crime Tips.”