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3 People Stabbed On Subway Platform In Jamaica, Queens

Sources: In-School Fight Between 2 Groups May Have Led To Retaliation
Jamaica Center –Parsons Blvd./Archer Ave. Station (credit: CBS 2)

Jamaica Center –Parsons Blvd./Archer Ave. Station (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three people were stabbed Monday on the Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue subway platform in Queens.

The three victims — all males — were taken to Jamaica Hospital. CBS 2′s Derricke Dennis reported that the injuries are not considered life-threatening.

At least two other males fled the scene, officials said.

Police told 1010 WINS two of the victims were stabbed in the stomach, while the third victim was stabbed in the leg.

The incident took place around 3:30 p.m. when a group of teens were fighting and the situation spilled over onto the platform.

Police told 1010 WINS that a dispute between the two groups led to the attack.

Sources told CBS 2′s Dennis the stabbing may have occurred following a fight in school that resulted in an in-school suspension and that the attack may have been in retaliation.

LINK: Latest On Subway Service Disruptions

There are ongoing subway disruptions and service changes as a result of the incident and investigation.

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