3 stabbed during brawl in lobby of NYCHA building

Posted at 9:28 PM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 21:29:12-04

CHELSEA, Manhattan — Three people were stabbed during a brawl that broke out in the lobby of a NYCHA building in Manhattan Friday evening.

Police responded to the Chelsea Houses in the area of Ninth Avenue and West 25th Street just before 5 p.m.

A 17-year-old male was stabbed in the back and another 17-year-old was stabbed in the ankle. A 15-year-old male was slashed.

All three were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It is not clear what caused the dispute.

Police say several people fled the scene and the victims are not cooperating.