Man charged with at­tempted mur­der

The Record (Troy, NY) - - NEWS - By staff

TROY, N.Y. » A city man has been charged with at­tempted mur­der, po­lice said

D’An­dre L. Jones, 37, of 151 Pres­i­dent St., was charged with sec­ond- de­gree at­tempted mur­der, first- de­gree as­sault, sec­ond- de­gree as­sault, third­de­gree crim­i­nal pos­ses­sion of a weapon, sec­ond-de­gree men­ac­ing, and en­dan­ger­ing the wel­fare of a child.

He was ar­raigned and sent to the Rens­se­laer County Jail.

Po­lice said Jones was ar­rested af­ter stab­bing a wo­man Wed­nes­day.

Po­lice pre­vi­ously said that around 12:23 p. m. Wed­nes­day of­fi­cers on pa­trol to a call had their at­ten­tion drawn to a man — Jones — chasi ng a wo­man on Hill Street. Po­lice said of­fi­cers ob­served the uniden­ti­fied wo­man bleed­ing and leapt from their pa­trol ve­hi­cle to as­sist her.

The fe­male was helped by of­fi­cers as Jones fled on foot. Po­lice said of­fi­cers pur­sued Jones to 8 Tren­ton St. in south Troy, where Jones bar­ri­caded him­self in­side of a room.

Af­ter a pe­riod of time, Jones came out peace­fully, po­lice said.

The fe­male vic­tim was trans­ported to a lo­cal hospi­tal for treat­ment.


D’An­dre L. Jones

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