Police: Argument over fireworks turns violent in Mott Haven

According to police, two men were stabbed and three were slashed outside St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

Jul 3, 2020, 3:20 PM

Updated 1,427 days ago


Police say a dispute over fireworks left five men in the hospital recovering from wounds caused by a knife attack. 
According to police, one of those men, a 24-year-old, is in custody after the group was brought to the hospital.
Authorities believe the argument turned violent when one of the men took out a knife and started attacking.
Police say a 21-year-old suffered a stab wound to the chest and a 24-year-old was stabbed in the back. A 19-year-old was also slashed across the right arm and a 22-year-old was slashed in the right hand.
The incident happened around 1:15 a.m. outside of St. Mary's Park near Saint Mary's Street.
Police told News 12 that all of the victims are expected to be OK.

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