Atlantic City Man Convicted of Aggravated Assault in 2018 Stabbing
An Atlantic City man has been convicted of aggravated assault and weapons offenses in connection to a stabbing of a New York City man in November, 2018.
Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner says 29-year-old Geno McIntosh was found guilty last week on the following charges: aggravated assault-2nd degree, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon-3rd degree, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose-3rd degree, unlawful possession of a weapon-4th degree, and certain persons not to have weapons-4th degree.
Authorities say on November 26, 2018, McIntosh stabbed Kristeph Cassimere in the neck with a knife after Cassimere declined to sell him a cell phone. The incident took place on Atlantic Avenue in Atlantic City with numerous witnesses present. Atlantic City Police officers apprehended McIntosh within minutes with the help of eyewitnesses. Cassimere was treated at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division and released.
Sentencing is scheduled for February 27th.