UPDATE (1:00 p.m.): Kingsborough Community College just released the following statement, noting that it was a slashing, not a stabbing:
At approximately 10:45 a.m., an argument ensued between two Kingsborough Community College (KCC) students at Coney Island and Brighton Avenues as they waited for a bus to transport them to the college. The argument continued and escalated after they boarded the bus. One of the arguing students slashed the other with an instrument, causing superficial wounds. The victim was taken to Lutheran Hospital for evaluation and the suspect fled and is being sought by police. We are awaiting a report on the medical status of the student taken to the hospital and a report from Police on the status of the search for the suspect.
UPDATE (12:01 p.m.): According to sources, the
stabbing slashing is the result of an altercation between two Kingsborough Community College students. The students were either on or boarding a yellow school bus that serves as a shuttle to the school from the subway station. The bus is still on the scene. The victim has been transported to the hospital.
The suspect, described as a male in his mid-20s, 5’5″, wearing a black jacket and red hoodie, has not yet been apprehended, but sources say police know his identity and home address.
We just received a note that a male was
stabbed slashed in the neck twice, near the intersection of Coney Island Avenue and Brighton Beach Avenue.
The incident occurred at approximately 11:00 a.m. Police have established a crime scene, and EMS is requested to rush to the scene.
Calls over the scanner indicate the suspect may have fled westbound on the boardwalk.
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