On Monday March 11, 2019 at approximately 8:24AM, Fall River Police responded to a 911 Call at Xtra Mart 1012 Bedford Street. The clerk from the business called stating that a male who had entered the business and was bleeding.
According to Sergeant J.T. Hoar , officers responded and discovered 41 year old Elvis Jeronimo suffering from a stab wound to his abdomen. Emergency Medical Personnel arrived on scene and began rendering aid. The victim quickly identified the suspect as 41 year old John Dupras and provided officers with a clothing description. Several more officers were canvassing the area in search of Dupras. Officers were able to take him into custody at his residence at 150 Davis Street, Apt 1, Fall River, MA without incident.
During the investigation it was learned that both males were previous acquaintances and an argument occurred which escalated to the point of Jeronimo being stabbed.
The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Dupras was booked and charged with the following: Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon