Police in New Jersey want to talk to Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt about an incident that resulted in his brother being stabbed Saturday night.
Britt dropped off his brother at Jersey City Medical Center early Sunday morning, but was uncooperative with officers when asked what happened, police said.
“We are looking to speak to Mr. Britt in reference to the incident,’’ Jersey City Police Capt. Edgar Martinez said on Sunday. “We are currently in the process of trying to do that.”
Police believe Britt was at the scene of an altercation leading up to the stabbing.
Police declined to give the victim’s name, but said his parents confirmed he was Britt’s brother. The brother also refused to cooperate with police, Martinez said.
Britt’s brother was treated for a non-life threatening stab wound to the left side of his back behind his arm.
Police were called to birthday party in Jersey City at 3:28 a.m. on the report of a stabbing during a fight involving a large group of people. Police said they found no trouble at the party, however.
Police were then informed a 23-year-old man who had been stabbed had walked into Jersey City Medical Center with Britt, who grew up in Bayonne and played at Rutgers. Police said Britt was uncooperative and left the hospital.
Later, a gunshot rang out at a home near where the stabbing occurred. Police said the shot was fired just after Britt picked up a friend at the house where the stabbing took place.
“They were all involved in an altercation. So they all knew each other and what was going on,’’ Martinez said. “That’s why we want to talk to him. He was involved in the incident, both incidents. He was there during that time period. So we are looking to speak to him.
“This is an ongoing investigation, and when the detectives speak to him then we’ll know more. Right now, we have a lot of unanswered questions so we are looking for him to come in and answer some questions for us.”
Agent Bill Johnson, who represents Britt, said he was unaware of the incident.
Titans coach Mike Munchak could not be reached for comment.