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Cops: Man stabs neighbor after asking him to lower TV volume

July 28, 2015

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — Police say a Rhode Island man stabbed a neighbor after asking him to turn down the volume on his TV.

Sixty-year-old David Sisti was arraigned Tuesday in Kent County District Court on charges of felony assault and assault with a deadly weapon. He was ordered held on $20,000 bail and is due back in court Aug. 24.

Police tell WPRI-TV (http://bit.ly/1GYVljF ) that Sisti went to the East Greenwich home of 54-year-old Gary Raymond early Tuesday and asked him to turn down his television.

Police say a short time later, Sisti returned to Raymond’s house and stabbed him in the chest and abdomen with a kitchen knife when he answered the door.

Police say Raymond is undergoing surgery at a hospital.

Sisti is in custody and unavailable to comment.

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This story has been corrected to show that police say the suspect first went to the victim’s house, not that the victim first went to the suspect’s house.

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