LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) – A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest on the Lower East Side in Manhattan Thursday, the NYPD said.
The teen got into a dispute with a worker from a store in the area and was followed to 161 Orchard Street where he was stabbed around 3 p.m., police said.
A suspect was taken into custody at the scene. The teen was hospitalized in critical condition.
The NYPD initially said the teen was stabbed at the Duane Reade store at 100 Delancey Street, but officials later said the stabbing actually occurred on Orchard Street.