Subway Stabbing

01/13/2014 2:36 pm0 commentsViews: 13

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man was stabbed today in a fight on a Metro Red
Line train and taken to a hospital in grave condition, authorities said.
After the stabbing, the train came to stop at the Vermont/Santa Monica
Station about 9:20 a.m., and the victim was taken to a hospital, according to
Metro spokesman Marc Littman.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main said the wounded
man was in grave condition when taken to a hospital.
The station was closed until about 11 a.m. while an investigation was
conducted. Trains were “single-/tracking” through the area, Littman said.
According to some broadcast reports, the victim was cut in the throat.
Sheriff’s deputies with the department’s Transit Services Bureau were
investigating the attack.
Only a vague description of the suspect — a man — was immediately
available, sheriff’s Lt. Albert Maldonado said.


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