Thursday, July 31, 2014

Brownsville Recreation Center Park Stabbing


An annual Old Timers Day event turned violent over the weekend when a man was stabbed by an unknown assailant at the Brownsville Recreation Center Park NYC Park Advocates has learned.

The victim, a 46-year-old black male,  was stabbed in his lower rib on the left side and transported to Brookdale Hospital conscious and breathing.   

The incident occurred at 8:00 pm on Saturday night in the park near Powell Street and Hegeman Ave & Linden Blvd.

Police say no arrests have been made and no description of the assailant was available.

Thousands of people including former residents of the area attended the two get together which featured live music, BBQ and vendors. 

- By Geoffrey Croft

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