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Briarcliff Man Strikes Victim With Hammer In Attack On Taconic, Police Say

James Corradina of Briarcliff Manor.
James Corradina of Briarcliff Manor. Photo Credit: New York State Police

A Westchester man is facing weapons charges after allegedly striking his victim with a hammer during a domestic dispute on the Taconic State Parkway.

State police announced Tuesday that 30-year-old James Corradina of Briarcliff Manor was arrested on Monday in Columbia County after being involved in a fight.

According to police, shortly before 4:15 p.m., troopers were dispatched to Taghkanic, for a reported domestic disturbance on the parkway. Upon arrival, it was determined that during the dispute, Corradina struck his victim with a hammer, causing a minor laceration.

Paramedics from Northern Dutchess evaluated the victim at the scene and he denied further treatment. Corradina was arrested and charged with misdemeanor counts of menacing and criminal possession of a weapon. He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance. He is due back in Town of Taghkanic Court on Thursday, Feb. 23.

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