Arrest In Deadly Road Rage Stabbing

Aaron Kupec
August 14, 2020 - 1:03 pm
Stephen McCarthy

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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Waterbury police have arrested a North Haven man on a murder charge in connection with a deadly stabbing which occurred during a road-rage incident early last Saturday morning.

Stephen McCarthy, 27, was picked up Thursday evening in Bridgeport, said police.

McCarthy and Shawn Delacruz, 23, of Waterbury, got into a fight on Willow Street after the two had a near-collision at Sperry and Johnson Streets, said police.

Police say McCarthy stabbed Delacruz in the torso. Delacruz later died of his injuries.

McCarthy was being held on $1 million bond pending arraignment.