MANHATTAN (PIX11) — A pair of stabbing incidents happened in Manhattan within 15 minutes of each other on Thursday night, according to authorities.
The first stabbing was a double stabbing around Broome Street and Delancey Street near Roosevelt Park, according to police. Two adult men were stabbed around 8:32 p.m.
Police said one victim was stabbed in the chest, and the other was stabbed in the stomach. Both of the men were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries, according to authorities.
The man stabbed in the chest died from his injuries in the hospital, police said. The man stabbed in the stomach is expected to survive.
Then, 13 minutes later in Midtown, a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck with an unknown object, according to police.
The second stabbing happened around 44th Street and Seventh Avenue, police said. The teen was taken to the hospital, where he is expected to survive, according to authorities.
A 67-year-old man is in custody in connection to stabbing the teen, police said.
The stabbings are not connected, according to authorities.
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