EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man was stabbed in the chest at a gas station in Brooklyn early Sunday morning, authorities said.

The incident occurred at the Shell gas station at 1143 Clarkson Ave. in East Flatbush at around 6:40 a.m., police said. The 46-year-old victim was stabbed with an unknown object, police said.

Officials said that the man was taken to the hospital and was not likely to survive his injuries.

The motive for the stabbing was unknown and the investigation was ongoing.

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