Bar Worker in Queens Stabbed, Co-Worker Runs Over Suspect With Van After Brief Chase: NYPD

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  • A Queens bar employee was stabbed inside and his co-worker took off after the suspects in their van, police say
  • The co-worker caught up to one of the attackers at a nearby block and ran them over, officials say
  • The stabbing victim and the suspected attacker who was run over were both taken to the hospital to be treated, authorities say

At least two people are in the hospital after a stabbing inside a Queens bar ended in a case of road-rage revenge, police say.

Officials said the several attackers fled the bar at Jamaica Avenue and 170th Street in Jamaica after an employee at the bar was stabbed in the back during a fight, according to the NYPD. Another employee at the bar who saw the stabbing jumped into their van and took off after the suspects, seeking revenge, authorities said. 

The second worker caught up to one of them nearby at 172nd Street and 93rd Avenue and ran them over on the sidewalk, police said.

The man who was stabbed was taken to an area hospital. His condition was not immediately known. The suspect who was run over by the van was also taken to an area hospital, where their condition was also not known.

None of the injuries are considered life-threatening. 

Police have some people are in custody. No charges have been filed, but detectives continue to investigate. 

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