9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed in Newark

The boy was found stabbed outside the New Community Commons apartment building in Newark

Sunday, Dec 23, 2012  |  Updated 10:22 AM EDT
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9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed in Newark

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A 9-year-old boy is fighting for his life after he was stabbed in New Jersey Saturday night.

The boy was found stabbed multiple times outside the New Community Commons apartment building in Newark, shortly after 10 p.m., police said.

Witnesses reported seeing the boy laying on the ground with what appeared to be a wound to the neck.

He was taken to University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey with life-threatening injuries, authorities said.

As of now, police have no suspects or a motive. The attack may have been caught on surveillance camera.

Police were still on the scene investigating Sunday morning.

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