NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was stabbed in the back with a pair of scissors inside an illegal gambling venue in Brooklyn.

It happened around 1:40 a.m. last Thursday near 53rd Street and 8th Avenue in Sunset Park.

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A man was stabbed in the back with a pair of scissors inside an illegal gambling venue in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police said they’re now searching for a shirtless man seen on video holding the weapon.

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The suspect allegedly got into an argument with another man, left the room, then came back with the scissors and stabbed him.

The 51-year-old victim was taken to the hospital and treated for a puncture wounded.

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Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting 274637.