Thames Street Newport stabbing

(UPDATED) Blood on the Streets: Two stabbed in overnight Thames Street violence

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(UPDATED – 10:25am) An early Sunday morning fight on Newport’s Lower Thames Street has led to two adult male stabbing victims.

The violence broke out around 12:20am at 546-548 Thames Street, a popular downtown Newport AirBnB/VRBO location. One victim has been transported Newport Hospital and then on to Rhode Island Hospital for surgery where he is in critical condition.

The second man was treated and released from Newport Hospital.

An early Sunday morning fight on Newport’s Lower Thames Street has led to at least two adult male stabbing victims.

The violence broke out just after 1:00am Sunday morning at 546 Thames Street, a popular downtown Newport AirBnB/VRBO location. Witnesses report that one of the victims was bleeding on the corner of Thames and Lee Streets when he was transported to Newport Hospital via ambulance.

At 2:00am Sunday morning, a heavy police presence was in front of and inside 546 Thames Street, with police tape blocking the eastern sidewalk from Underwood Court to Lee Avenue.

There were at least 8 police vehicles on scene.

546 Thames Street Newport stabbing

 

Sunday morning police were still on scene while the Newport Fire Department worked to wash the blood from the sidewalk using high-powered hoses.

 

Newport Police are still investigating the incident and have not yet issued a statement. .

The victim has been identified as 22 year-old Max Julian of Little Compton.

A GoFundMe has been created to offset funeral expenses.

Official statement from Newport Police

 


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