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1 arrested, 1 hospitalized after stabbing inside Morris County home

BOONTON, NJ (Morris County) – A man has been arrested after a stabbing in Boonton that sent one person to the hospital on Thursday.

On January 28, at 7:06 p.m., police and detectives responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Lorraine Terrace, police said.

When police arrived, they located a 44-year-old man with multiple stab wounds to his torso, police said.

The victim was taken to the hospital. His current condition is unknown.

The victim was able to identify his attacker as Joseph Sessa, 46, and he was subsequently located by officers at a nearby residence. He was then arrested and a knife was recovered that was suspected to have been used in the incident, police said.

Sessa was charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses. At this time, additional charges may be pending as the investigation continues, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Boonton Police Detective Bureau at 973-402-9371.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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