JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — One person was stabbed and another suffered facial lacerations in a large brawl that broke out Monday night on a NJ TRANSIT light rail train, railroad officials said.
Five people were arrested.
NJ TRANSIT officials told The Jersey Journal the fight broke out around 9 p.m. at the Marin Boulevard Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Station. But it’s not yet known what sparked the brawl.
One person was stabbed in the fight, while another suffered facial lacerations. Both were taken to a hospital, but further details on their conditions were not disclosed.
Deaven Johnson, 34, of Jersey City, was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, child endangerment and interference with transportation. Four juveniles were charged with disorderly conduct.
There were three other victims who did not require treatment at a hospital, a NJ TRANSIT spokeswoman said.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- 4/26 CBS2 Wednesday Morning Weather Headlines
- Wake Held For Fallen FDNY Firefighter William Tolley
- Black Bear Leaves Family Trapped In Rockland County Home
- Worry Mounts About Lead Paint Chips Falling From Queens Elevated Subway Trestle
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)