Camera captures East 156th Street stabbing
Police say a group of people stabbed a man multiple times Wednesday, and the incident was caught on surveillance camera.
The group of four or five men approached the victim around 5:20 p.m. at the corner of East 156th Street and Forest Avenue, chased him down and stabbed him multiple times until he fell to the ground. Police say the 28-year-old victim was stabbed multiple times in the back. News 12 is told that shots were also fired during the incident.
Police say they have a 21-year-old suspect in custody. A knife was recovered at the scene.
One witness says that children were getting out of school as the victim laid on the ground bleeding.
News 12 is told that the victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital with life-threatening injuries.