Police are seeking answers after a Hudson Valley teen was killed and other teens critically injured.

On Thursday, the Port Jervis Police Department confirmed an investigation into a fatal stabbing involving a group of teenagers.

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Montgomery, New York Teen Killed In Port Jervis, New York, Walden, New York Teens Injured

Destin Rabess, 18, of Montgomery, New York suffered stab wounds and was pronounced deceased by the attending physician, police say.

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A 17-year-old man from Walden, New York was also stabbed multiple times. He was transported to Westchester Medical Center, where he remains in critical but stable condition.

A 16-year-old man from Walden, New York suffered stab wounds. He was treated at Bon Secours Community Hospital and was released.

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Many people were involved in the incident, and police have conducted multiple interviews, officials say.


As of this writing, no arrests have been made. Police hope anyone with information comes forward.

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"The investigation is on-going as police continue to conduct additional interviews, gather information, and collect evidence. As the investigation is actively in progress further particulars of the case cannot be released at this time," police stated. "We again implore members of the community to come forward with any information they feel may be related to this incident. Tips can be made confidentially to the Port Jervis Police Department at 845-856-5101."

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Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 7/01/2023:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

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