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Group forces their way into Bronx apartment, repeatedly stabs man inside

Posted at 5:11 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 17:11:54-04

MELROSE, the Bronx — A group of at least eight men forced their way into a Bronx apartment on Wednesday afternoon and repeatedly stabbed a man inside, police said.

The victim was attacked around 1:20 p.m. in a Park Avenue apartment, an NYPD spokesperson said. He suffered multiple stab wounds to the torso and was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in critical condition.

Police have not yet released a description of the attackers. An NYPD official said as many as 10 people may have been involved in the attack.

No identifying information is available for the victim.

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