RI man wounded, another arrested after casino stabbing

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) – A Massachusetts man has been charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stabbing of a Rhode Island man at a Connecticut casino.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police say the victim was stabbed shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday at the Centrale Fox Tower bar at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Authorities say the victim, 34-year-old Donovan Alves, of Providence, is in stable condition at a hospital in Norwich.

Police charged 40-year-old Robert Haines, of Chicopee, Massachusetts, with breach of peace and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.

Officials say Haines was not charged with stabbing Alves.

It’s not clear who stabbed Alves.