A 44-year-old male was walking to his vehicle at approximately 12:33 a.m. when three unidentified men approached the victim and stabbed him with an unknown object in the back, a police spokesperson said, adding that the attack was unprovoked.
One of the assailants punched and kicked the victim in the face and body before stealing his belongings and fleeing on foot, according to authorities. The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition.
Police say the three suspects are between the ages of 18 and 25.
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