Arrest Made in Connection to Non-Fatal Stabbing in Downtown Boston


At about 1:40 AM on Sunday August 19, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 69 Bromfield Street in Downtown Boston. On arrival, an adult male victim was quickly located and transported by EMS to an area hospital for treatment of a serious stab wound. The victim remains hospitalized at this time while continuing to recover from his injuries but is expected to survive. Detectives conducted a thorough investigation which has now led to the arrest of Joseph Porter, 47, of Boston, in connection to this incident. The suspect will be charged with Assault with Intent to Murder in Boston Municipal Court.