Grand Central Station Stabbing Sends 3 To Hospital

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Three people were stabbed at Grand Central Terminal in New York City early Saturday morning, police said.

Police told the AP that 38-year-old Ivan DeLeon was drunk and became aggressive after bumping into a child as he exited an uptown 6 train.

In the ensuing altercation, DeLeon pulled out a knife and stabbed three bystanders. The victims were identified as a 36-year-old man, a 29-year-old man, and a 27-year-old man. They were stabbed in the chest, arm, and stomach, respectively. According to WABC, the victims were taken to Bellevue Hospital, where two are in serious condition with non-life threatening injuries, and the third is in critical but stable condition.

Police told NBC New York that none of the men knew the attacker prior to the incident.

DeLeon was arrested and faces charges of assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.

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