Public’s Help Sought In Resort Stabbing
OCEAN CITY — An unidentified 22-year-old Washington, D.C. man is reportedly in stable condition this week after getting stabbed repeatedly during a large fight on the Boardwalk early Sunday morning.
Around 3:35 a.m. on Sunday, Ocean City Police and paramedics responded to the Stowaway Grand on the Boardwalk at 21st Street for a reported stabbing incident. Upon arrival, OCPD officers located the victim, a 22-year-old male from Washington, D.C., in the hotel’s lobby.
The victim, whose name is not being released, was bleeding from numerous stab wounds, according to police reports.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim had been involved in a fight on the Boardwalk at 21st Street. According to witnesses, roughly 30 individuals were involved in the fight, during which the victim was repeatedly stabbed and then helped into the hotel’s lobby by unidentified citizens.
The victim was treated at the scene by Ocean City EMS and was later transported to PRMC for further treatment. As of Monday morning, the unidentified victim was reported to be in stable condition.
OCPD Forensic Services Unit personnel processed the crime scene for evidence and detectives are continuing to investigate the incident. Ocean City Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the OCPD Criminal Investigation Division and Det. David Whitmer at 410-530-5390.