Man accused of stabbing two people at West Springfield Dunkin’


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man was arrested Tuesday night in West Springfield after he allegedly stabbed two men inside a Dunkin.

According to the West Springfield Police Department, officers were called to the Dunkin’ at 85 Memorial Avenue for a report of a fight.

Police said when officers got to the business they found a man laying on the floor who had been stabbed. The man had a serious injury to his inner thigh, which required a tourniquet, according to police. 

A man, later identified as Miguel Gonzalez, was being restrained by witnesses who alleged he was the aggressor in the attack.

Police said an investigation revealed Gonzalez had stabbed the man, who was leaving the Dunkin’, for no apparent reason. Several men began restraining him while staff called the police, however, when one of the men’s grip loosened Gonzalez allegedly stabbed him. 

When officers got to the Dunkin’ they arrested Gonzalez and were leading him out of the store when he walked near the victim, who was on the ground being treated for his injuries. Police said Gonzalez then kicked the victim in the face and yelled profanities at him.

The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he underwent surgery for his injuries. His condition is unknown at this time. 

Gonzalez is facing the following charges: 

  • assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury
  • assault and battery with a dangerous weapon
  • assault and battery resulting in serious bodily injury
  • assault and battery
  • wanton and malicious destruction of property

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