MTA bus driver accused of stabbing man in dispute

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FAR ROCKAWAY (PIX11) - A dispute in Queens left one man with stab wounds -- and an MTA bus driver facing charges.

Police say Q52 driver Ephraim L. Henry, 30, was on his way back to the bus depot when he stepped off the bus near Beach 67th Street and Beach Channel Drive and got into an altercation with the 48-year-old victim.

The confrontation escalated, resulting in Henry stabbing the man, according to police.

Sources say Henry and the victim knew each other and may have had previously got into a dispute over a woman.

Henry has no passengers on the bus at the time and remained at the scene.

The victim walked to Beach 66th Street to report to police he had been stabbed.

He is being treated at Jamaica Hospital for a stab wound to the forearm and is in stable condition.

Henry has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon.