- Associated Press - Sunday, May 7, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - An off-duty New York Police Department officer hosting a family party was slashed in the arm by a stranger who tried to enter the home.

Authorities said the party on Saturday was for the officer’s daughter’s first communion, WINS Radio reported (https://cbsloc.al/2p9SEj4 ) Around 9:30 p.m., a stranger tried to come in, and confronted the officer’s wife.

The 43-year-old officer and the 19-year-old man got into a fight, police said, and the officer was slashed. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The other man was also hospitalized and was in police custody.

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Information from: WINS-AM, https://www.1010wins.com


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