Three teenagers were stabbed in a fight inside a bus in a “quiet” area of ​​​​New York

MTA bus interior, New York.

Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy

Three teenagers were stabbed on an MTA bus after school ended yesterday afternoon in the expensive Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan (NYC).

A “big fight” exploded aboard a unit on the M96 route that crosses 96th Street at 3rd Avenue yesterday just after 3:30 pm, the New York police said.

An unidentified suspect pulled out a knife and injured two 15-year-olds and another 16-year-old. during the altercation. The older victim sustained a cut to his left elbow and the younger teens had injuries to their right shoulder and left leg, respectively.

All three minors were taken to Manhattan hospitals in stable condition, authorities said. It was not clear if the victims were students from the area, where there are a dozen high schools within a 10-block radius of the attack, according to maps of the area, he said. New York Post. There were no details about the reaction of the driver or the other passengers on board.

No arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call. at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). also through the page or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.

After the boom in 2020 and 2021 particularly among young gang members and/or victims, 2022 continues with the same trend, putting up a great challenge to Mayor Adamswho since taking office in January has found obstacles within his own Democratic party y Black Lives Matter (BLM) leaders to face the crisis.

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