ASBURY PARK - An Ocean Township man has been charged after allegedly becoming involved in a fight Sunday morning that ended in a stabbing in downtown Asbury Park, police said.
Michael Lyons, 35, was fighting with multiple people near Cookman Avenue and Bond Street when police arrived at 1:22 a.m., according to Asbury Park Police Sgt. Michael Casey.
After officers separated everyone involved, they discovered that a 23-year-old Eatontown man had multiple stab wounds, officials said.
An investigation on the scene identified Lyons as the suspect, police said.
Lyons was charged at Asbury Park Police Headquarters with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and refusal to submit to fingerprinting, Casey said.
He was taken to the Monmouth County jail in Freehold Township, where he will be held pending a court appearance.
The victim was brought to a nearby hospital to be treated for non-life threatening stab wounds. He is expected to make a full recovery, officials said.
Lyons was the only individual involved in the fight who was charged, police said.
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