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Police: Fight breaks out at Patterson Houses in Mott Haven; 2 people stabbed

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An overnight stabbing left one man fighting for his life and another person injured at the Judge Lester Patterson Houses in Mott Haven.

Police say a fight broke out between two groups of people around 12:30 a.m. Other sources tell News 12 the groups police saw were just friends trying to break up an argument sparked by a night of drinking.

One victim, a 17-year-old, was stabbed in the abdomen and is in critical condition. The other victim is a 32-year-old man who was struck in the chest and is in stable condition.

Police say it is not clear who stabbed the two victims.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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