Incident Happened Outside Terminal 8 Around 4:30 P.M.

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man has been stabbed following an altercation outside of Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday afternoon, authorities said.

The Port Authority Police called the incident a serious assault, CBS 2’s Joe Biermann reported. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m., EMS said.

Two men got into an argument and one of them stabbed the other in the forehead before driving off in a bronze 207 Acura, Port Authority Police said.

Witnesses told 1010 WINS that the fight may have been over a fare. The victim suffered a laceration over his left eye.

“Basically they was fighting for a fare and one of the guys had a knife or a cutter,” a witness told 1010 WINS reporter Sonia Rincon.

He was taken to Jamaica Hospital in serious condition.

An investigation was ongoing.

You May Also Be Interested In These Stories

More From CBS New York

Download Weather App

Watch & Listen LIVE