EAST ELMHURST, Queens (WABC) -- A teenager has been charged with felony assault in connection with the stabbing of an off-duty police officer in Queens.
Police say 18-year-old Diego Velasco from Queens tried to enter the officer's East Elmhurst home Saturday night during a first communion party for the officer's daughter.
Velasco didn't know the family and wasn't invited.
The officer confronted Velasco, who then stabbed him in the arm, authorities say.
The 43-year-old officer was treated and released from the hospital.
Teen charged with assault in stabbing of off-duty NYPD officer at party in Queens