West Haven police investigate stabbing of juvenile at party

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WEST HAVEN — West Haven  police say criminal charges are pending after a juvenile was stabbed several times during what appeared to be an underage drinking party.

Authorities say the stabbing victim was found in the backyard of a home on Saturday. Police say they also found a juvenile suspect who was highly intoxicated.

Both the victim and suspect were taken to a hospital. Their names and conditions haven’t been released. Police say the victim had four to five stab wounds to his chest.

Police say detectives are investigating and arrests are expected soon.