July 3, Staff Report
An emotionally disturbed person was arrested for allegedly stabbing a man in Corona Thursday, police said.
According to an NYPD spokesman, the assailant, Steven Ponce, 30, of Corona, attacked the victim at 104 St. near 37th Drive around 8 p.m. Ponce, who police believe to be schizophrenic, stabbed the man twice in the shoulder and once in the neck.
The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital and was in stable condition.
Ponce was arrested Saturday and charged with one count of attempted murder, two counts of assault and one count of criminal possession of a weapon.