27-year-old man arrested after 3 people stabbed in Brooklyn

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Sunday, November 12, 2023
Suspect in custody for stabbing three people in Brooklyn
A 27-year-old man was arrested after a series of attacks overnight in Brooklyn.

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A suspect is in custody for stabbing at least three people in separate incidents in Brooklyn.

Police say the first incident took place at a homeless shelter on Blake Avenue in East New York just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

A 38-year-old male was slashed in the face and a 70-year-old man was stabbed in the torso.

Both men were taken to Brookdale in stable condition.

Minutes later, a 26-year-old was slashed while riding a southbound No. 4 train near the New Lots subway station.

He was also taken to Brookdale in stable condition.

About an hour later, the suspect, identified as a 27-year-old male, was apprehended at Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard and taken into custody.


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