NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A person is in custody after a man was stabbed on a Brooklyn subway during the Monday morning commute.
It happened just after 8 a.m. on a Manhattan-bound R train in Bay Ridge.READ MORE: The 3 'Fates' Of 'Hadestown' Reflect On Broadway's Return And Their Love For NYC's Theater Community
Witnesses told CBS2 it started as a fight between two men.
“They started going at each other, punching each other. A gentleman pulled out a knife, stabbed another gentleman around the neck and around the head area,” said Nester Retrepo.READ MORE: New Musical 'Six' Back On Stage After Pandemic Forced Broadway's Closure On Opening Night
“He got blood all over his chest… He’s like, ‘I’m dying, I need help, I need a towel, I need a shirt,'” said Mark Mazella.
Witnesses said they called police as the men got off the train at 77th Street.
Police said the men were taken to the hospital in stable conditions.MORE NEWS: A Closer Look At This Year's Best Musical Nominees: 'Moulin Rouge', 'Tina' And 'Jagged Little Pill'
There was no immediate word on what started the fight.