Homeless Woman Picks Up Beer, Snacks, Then Gets Stabbed in Park Slope Subway Station: Police, Sources - NBC New York

Homeless Woman Picks Up Beer, Snacks, Then Gets Stabbed in Park Slope Subway Station: Police, Sources

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    Homeless Woman Picks Up Beer, Snacks, Then Gets Stabbed in Park Slope Subway Station: Police, Sources

    What to Know

    • A homeless woman was taken to a hospital in stable condition after she was stabbed in a Park Slope subway station early Tuesday

    • Law enforcement sources say the woman got into an argument with her attacker after he made a comment she didn't like

    • It's not clear if they knew each other prior to the stabbing

    A homeless woman who had picked up beer and snacks to go drinking with three men she knew was stabbed in a Park Slope subway station early Tuesday, police and law enforcement sources said.

    The 36-year-old woman was on a staircase at the 15th Street-Prospect Park station around 5:05 a.m. when she got into an argument with a man who made a comment she didn't like, law enforcement sources said.

    At some point during the argument, the woman was stabbed in the abs, police and sources said. 

    The woman was left with a puncture wound, but didn't need stitches, according to law enforcement sources. 

    Police initially said the woman was attacked on a moving train. The woman was taken to a hospital in stable condition. 

    It's not clear if the woman and her attacker knew each other prior to the stabbing.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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