Wildwood Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Weapon Offenses
Authorities say a man from Wildwood is facing a list of charges following an apparent stabbing in the city late Thursday night.
The Wildwood Police Department says at about 11:30 PM Thursday, a 9-1-1 call was received about a stabbing in the area of Montgomery and Pacific Avenues. They say while cops were responding, one officer observed a person running from the area and throwing an item down a storm drain.
This person, later identified as 26-year-old Dimael Lassalle-Sanchez, was detained and later confirmed to be the suspect.
An investigation led to the following charges being filed against Lassalle-Sanchez: first-degree criminal attempt–murder, second-degree aggravated assault (serious bodily injury), third-degree aggravated assault (with weapon), third-degree possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, hindering apprehension, and possession of CDS (Alprazolam).
Lassalle-Sanchez is being held in the Cape May County Correctional Center in accordance with New Jersey Criminal Justice Reform guidelines.
The victim was treated at the scene by the City of Wildwood Fire Department and taken to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. The victim's condition as of Friday afternoon was not known.