HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan (PIX11) — A man was stabbed and called a gay slur during an unprovoked attack in Manhattan Wednesday night, according to law enforcement sources.
Police said a suspect in a large group slashed the 40-year-old victim in the left leg near 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen at around 11:30 p.m. The man was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.
The group and the victim got into a fight before the incident, police said. The group fled the scene and the suspect remained at large.
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