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Dispute leads to stabbing in Hackettstown Medical Center parking lot

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Morris County man is arrested after a stabbing outside Hackettstown Medical Center Friday night, police said.

On Sept. 25, at around 10:11 p.m., police responded to Hackettstown Medical Center, located at 651 Willow Grove Street, in the area of the emergency room parking lot for a report of a physical dispute with a person stabbed, police said.

When officers arrived on scene, two men and a female were in engaged in a physical dispute, police said.

Through an investigation, it was determined that there was an argument involving Kyle Kacicz, 52, of Long Valley, NJ and a 49-year-old Budd Lake man. During the argument, Kacicz allegedly used a knife to stab the other man in the chest and abdomen causing seriously bodily injury, police said.

Kacicz suffered head and face injuries. Both were transported to Hackettstown Medical Center, police said.

Kacicz was charged with third-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. He was lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility, police said.

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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