Man Accused Of Stabbing Veteran Appears In Court

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WORCESTER, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – The man accused of stabbing a Marine Veteran in the eye appeared in court Thursday.

Jason Rennie of Worcester is accused of stabbing Tyler Ferrera during a fight that broke out on Winter Street on Saturday. Ferrera’s family said he was trying to protect a woman who was under attacked by Rennie.

Prosecutors said Ferrara was stabbed in the left eye during the fight and suffered “sight-threatening” injuries after his retina was sliced in half. Ferrara lost vision in that eye as a result.

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Worcester Police said when officers arrived, Rennie allegedly dropped two knives, with blood on one of them.

Rennie also allegedly fled the scene and was later found near the Kenmore Diner on Grafton Street, authorities said.

Rennie was arrested after the fight and is facing charges that include armed assault to murder.

A GoFundMe has been set up by Ferrera’s friends.

WBZ’s John Baibak has more:

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