Chief: Stabbing in city ‘drug-related’

JOHNSTOWN – City police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stabbed a man late Sunday night in what Police Chief Mark Gifford said was a “drug-related” incident.

Gifford on Monday released few details about the incident but said it occurred about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the West Clinton and South Perry streets area. He said the victim – whom he declined to identify – suffered “serious wounds.”

For the man’s safety, he declined to say which hospital the victim was taken to.

Anyone with information can call police confidentially at 736-4021.