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Wayne Post
  • Police: Teen admits stabbing cousin, 13, in Henrietta

  • A 16-year-old Henrietta teen is in Monroe County Jail after allegedly stabbing his 13-year-old cousin after an argument.

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  • A 16-year-old Henrietta teen is in Monroe County Jail after allegedly stabbing his 13-year-old cousin in Henrietta yesterday.
    Police say Faheem Abdul-Jaleel, 16, of Myrtlewood Drive, admitted to stabbing his cousin, Samina Qasim, of the same address, on Monday.
    Abdul-Jaleel allegedly called 911 and admitted to stabbing his cousin multiple times after an argument.
    Qasim was found in the garage by family members who had heard her screaming. Her mother started to drive her to the hospital when her vehicle was intercepted by emergency crews. Qasim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital, where she is in critical condition from multiple stab wounds to her chest and torso.
    Abdul-Jaleel was arraigned in Henrietta Town Court and remanded to the Monroe County Jail without bail.
    Neighbors say the family was from Afghanistan.
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