While the world was celebrating the coming of the new year, New York City was witness to three different incidents of a stabbing that took place across the Bronx and Manhattan.
In the Bronx, a man aged 63 was stabbed in the chest. He later succumbed to his injuries. In the same incident, another woman, 38, was also attacked. The stabbings took place at the Bronx’s 1335 College Avenue at around 4:00 AM on the morning of January 1.
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The police later revealed that the duo had taken private transportation to the Bronx Lebanon Hospital. While the woman survived the ordeal, the older man was not so lucky.
A police spokesperson said regarding the incident, “victims were involved in a dispute with an unknown individual who stabbed them,” further adding that the police have not yet been able to zeo in on the killer’s motive.
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In another stabbing incident in the city, a man was attacked in the Flatiron district of Manhattan at around 2:30 AM. He was stabbed in the stomach.
In stable condition, he was taken to Bellevue Hospital. The suspect, who was dressed in a yellow jacket and grey jeans, fled on foot on 21st Street, according to cops. There was no known reason.
Just a day ago, a man was stabbed multiple times in Times Square morning as the city prepared for its annual New Year’s Eve celebration, which draws tens of thousands of people.
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The man who is believed to be homeless got into an altercation with another man he likely knew previously at the corner of 7th Avenue and 40th Street, blocks away from One Times Square, and one of the individuals was stabbed multiple times.
The perpetrator, who fled the scene and has not been apprehended, is described as a male in his twenties with a dark complexion wearing a black jacket.