NYC Crime: Man dies after being stabbed in unprovoked subway attack in the Bronx – WABC-TV
The suspect of multiple unprovoked stabbings got off a scooter near the Grant Avenue station at Pitkin Avenue in East New York around 5:15 p.m. and attacked a 45-year-old victim with an unknown object. The victim received multiple stitches to his face.
Three men were stabbed, one fatally, in separate attacks in the New York City subway system within an eight-hour span. A 38-year-old Bronx man was getting off a northbound No. 4 train when he was stabbed multiple times in the back and chest.
Another 59-year-old man was stabbed in the back at a Harlem subway station, possibly after a harmless bump on the platform. The suspect ran off.
Police have surged thousands of officers into the subway system after three people were stabbed on the subway within the short time span. The department stressed the number of transit assaults and arrests have increased, but they are working to get the illegal cutting instruments off the streets.
News reporters spoke with concerned riders overnight. One said he felt okay at this particular subway, but was surprised to hear something so tragic.
The Bronx Subway Homicide brings the total number of people killed in the transit system this year to seven. For additional information on this story, please consider the news outlets listed below to stay in the know.
- NYC Crime: Man dies after being stabbed in unprovoked subway attack in the Bronx WABC-TV
- Commissioner Says Police Must Do Better After Man Is Killed in Subway The New York Times
- Man dies after being stabbed in unprovoked NYC subway attack Eyewitness News ABC7NY
- Wild video shows man randomly stabbing Bronx straphanger who later died New York Post
- Man followed into Brooklyn subway station, slashed in face 1010 WINS