Woman dead, teen injured in Queens stabbing

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens — A woman was killed and a teen was injured in a Queens stabbing on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The 44-year-old woman suffered several wounds to her torso in the attack around 1:30 p.m., officials said. Police at the scene of the 69th Avenue apartment also found an injured 18-year-old girl. She’d suffered slash wounds to her wrist and hands.

The teen is now in stable condition at the hospital, but the 44-year-old victim, later identified as Fatima Jawad, did not survive.

Police took a 58-year-old man into custody, officials said. He also suffered a lash wound to the hand.

Charges have not yet been filed.

Police source described the assault as being domestic in nature.

Note: Jawad’s age has been updated. Police initially reported she was 45. 

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