Homeless Man Slashed in Bowery Subway Station

Posted on: November 22nd, 2021 at 5:03 am by

A feud between two homeless men in a Lower East Side subway station turned bloody Friday afternoon, when one was slashed.

The victim was cut during the purported argument on the J train platform at the Bowery Station at about 1:45pm, according to cops.

Bleeding from a gash wound to his head, he stumbled to the stairwell at the intersection of the Bowery and Delancey Street, and fell to the ground. The man appeared not to be cooperating with police, though, before being transported to the hospital, according to published reports.

Which makes sense. Police sources say the victim was himself an aggressor in another local incident, having mugged a pedestrian on nearby Broadway last month. Also, that this subway station is a favored spot of late for area homeless to squat.

No word yet regarding the suspect.

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