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: President Biden Vows To Nominate First Black Woman To U.S. Supreme Court
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: Investigation Into Illegal Guns Leads To More Than 100 Weapons, 12 Arrests In Putnam And Westchester Counties
“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: Teenage Girl In Critical Condition After Exiting MTA Bus, Getting Hit By Truck In Brooklyn
There was no immediate word on what started the fight.