Elmhurst Argument Has Bloody End
What started as an apparent dispute ended with the stabbing of a 32-year-old man by a group of suspects on the Elmhurst/Jackson Heights border early on Sunday morning, Apr. 7, police reported.
The victim was reportedly rushed to a nearby hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
According to law enforcement sources, the assault took place at around 6 a.m. Sunday at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and 82nd Street.
Police said the man became involved in an argument with a group of individuals described as five Hispanic males.
Seconds later, authorities noted, the exchange turned violent when the attackers knifed the man in the back. They reportedly fled from the scene on foot eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue.
Officers from the 110th and 115th precincts and EMS units responded to the location. The man was rushed by paramedics to Elmhurst Hospital Center for treatment.
Police units canvassed the surrounding area for the suspects, but no immediate arrests were made, law en- forcement sources reported.
The case has been presented to the 110th Precinct Detective Squad for further investigation, police said.
Anyone with any information regarding the stabbing that could prove helpful is asked to call the 110th Precinct Detective Squad at 1-718- 476-9303.
All calls will be kept strictly confidential.