Albany man arrested, accused of attempted murder

ALBANY, N.Y. — A 38-year-old Albany man is in custody on attempted murder charges following an altercation on Central Avenue.

On Thursday March 27, at about 10:45 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Second Street for a domestic related incident. When they arrived, the victim stated that her ex-boyfriend, Kahlil Ambersley, 32, of Albany, drove by her residence and verbally threatened her while she was standing outside. He then fled the scene.

Later at 11:20 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Central Avenue for a report of an assault. Officers located Ambersley with multiple stab wounds. He was treated at the scene by firefighters and transported to Albany Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Shortly after the call on Central Avenue, officers stopped Clifton Seward, 38, of Albany, walking on the 600 block of Second Street as part of the investigation.

Seward, the current boyfriend of the victim on Second Street, was identified as the suspect in the stabbing and was taken into custody.

Seward was charged with Attempted Murder and Criminal Possession of a Weapon. He was arraigned in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.

Ambersley was also arrested for verbally threatening his ex-girlfriend and violating an active order of protection. He was charged with Criminal Contempt and Harassment.

He is currently in police custody and awaiting his arraignment. 

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