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[Updated] Report of a stabbing on 14th Street at 1st Avenue




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The NYPD is investigating a stabbing that took place this morning around 11:45 outside the Community Grocery & Candy on 14th Street just west of First Avenue.

There aren’t many details at the moment. Per Patch:

The knifeman was wearing a black leather jacket and ran away after attacking the victim, an NYPD spokeswoman said. He has not been arrested.

Police said the injured man was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

As of now, there isn’t a description of the suspect or motive in the stabbing.

Updated 1/12

Town & Village has more on the story

The two men had gotten into an argument inside a store that turned physical, police said, spilling out onto the street. At one point, one of the men took out a sharp object and slashed the 54-year-old victim. Police said both individuals are “known to the neighborhood,” though they don’t know the name of the suspect and haven’t arrested him.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was treated and released.

The suspect is described as Hispanic and about 6 ft. 2 inches tall and was wearing a long, leather coat.





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