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UPDATE: Co-Worker Altercation at Harrison Construction Site Results in Stabbing

By rlsmetro on
Harrison Town

Police in Harrison are investigating a stabbing incident that sent a man to the hospital Wednesday morning.

According to a statement released by police, at approximately 8:18 am, Harrison dispatch received a 9-1-1 call about a stabbing at the Katerra construction site located at 200

Angelo Cifelli drive.

Harrison units arrived at the construction site and were joined by responding EMS and Harrison fire department personnel.

Police say once at the site, police were directed to Mr. Guillermo Ramos-Lopez who

witnesses identified as the suspect in the stabbing.

EMS and Fire department personnel were guided into the site to treat the victim, Moises Contrerasorellana, 23, who suffered a laceration on the left side of his torso

and left bicep.

Police say after interviewing witnesses at the scene, it was found that Mr.

Contrerasorellana and another coworker were insulting Mr. Ramos-Lopez while

he was up on a lift working.

Police said when Mr. Ramos-Lopez came down from the lift, he confronted Mr. Contrerasorellana and another employee.

The confrontation quickly escalated and the two men began fighting. Police say during the fight, Mr. Ramos-Lopez removed a box cutter from his tool belt and stabbed Mr.

Contrerasorellana twice.

According to police Mr. Guillermo Ramos-Lopez, 26, of Mount Kisco NY, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a weapon and

Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

He was processed and transported to the Hudson County Correctional Center.

Mr. Contrerasorellana was transported to St. Michaels Hospital in Newark NJ

for treatment for his injuries.