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2 Injured, 5 Arrested In NJ TRANSIT Train Brawl

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train is seen at the Port Imperial station - Weehawken, NJ - Sep 25, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

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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.

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