NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An argument between two homeless men in North Bergen, New Jersey ended in a stabbing early Sunday morning.

The fight broke out around 3:30 a.m. under a bridge that carries John F. Kennedy Boulevard East over a break in the Palisades cliffs, police told

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Police said a 42-year-old man stabbed the 39-year-old victim in the leg and hit him in the head with a bottle before hiding at the bottom of a nearby cliff. Authorities eventually had to use ropes and a gurney to lift him to safety.

Both men were taken to hospitals after the attack, but further details on their conditions were not disclosed.

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The men live under the bridge, and it’s not known what they were arguing about.

The investigation into the attack is ongoing.

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