Elmira Police have made an arrest in connection to Monday’s stabbing on the Southside of the city.

Police said early Tuesday morning that “as a result of their investigation into the stabbing incident, Dorian C Coaxum, 33, of Elmira, was arrested and charged with assault 2nd.” 

The investigation continues, according to police..


Elmira Police confirm a male was stabbed on the city’s Southside on Monday afternoon.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. in the 500 block of Fulton St. As of late Monday night, police have released few details.

There’s no word at this time on the condition of the person stabbed. However, police say there’s no risk to the public, and all those involved in the incident have been accounted for.

They add the parties involved knew each other, and the act was not random.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident. Stay with 18 News as more details become available.UPDATE 6:46