5 injured after stabbing at The Turtle Bay bar in New York, NY.
5 Injured in a Stabbing at the Turtle Bay Bar
According to ABC7, there was a stabbing at Turtle Bay Bar, located at 987 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10022. Police responded to the scene and found one person was stabbed, and four were slashed.
The incident began when a woman was dancing alone, and the suspect put his hands on the woman’s hips. The woman’s boyfriend confronted the suspect, which led to an escalation of the situation. The suspect then took out a knife and stabbed the woman’s boyfriend in the ribs. The victim’s friends tried to step in, and all four were slashed around their hands, arms, torso, or face.
Following the encounter, three victims were taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. One was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and the other two were treated for non-serious injuries. The other two victims refused medical attention.
Police described the suspect as a white male in his 20s. He fled the scene after the stabbings.