New York City firefighters disarm stabbing suspect inside firehouse

MASPETH, Queens (WABC) -- New York City firefighters disarmed a stabbing suspect inside a firehouse in Queens Monday.

Daniel Gomez, 27, was arrested and charged with assault after he was accused of stabbing a 26-year-old man in the leg Monday morning.

Officials say FDNY Squad 288 encountered the victim and brought the man into the firehouse in Maspeth for treatment.

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A short time later, the suspect attempted to enter the firehouse armed with a knife.

Firefighters managed to disarm Gomez.

Police and EMS were called to the scene and the victim was take to Elmhurst Hospital.

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