Man stabbed in the chest during fight in Springfield

Cruz is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – New information Saturday night on a story you first saw on 22News at 6AM.

Police have identified a stabbing suspect as 34 year old Gilberto Cruz. Cruz allegedly stabbed a 31 year old man in the chest just before 1 o’clock this Saturday morning at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Club at 13 Winthrop Street.

That’s in the South End of the city.

Sgt. John Delaney told 22News the victim was rushed to Baystate Medical Center and is expected to survive.

Cruz is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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