Man Stabbed in Neck Leaving Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro Station

The following news was reported Sunday evening (11/28/10) via TBD:

ABC7’s Kris Van Cleave reports that a Metro train rider leaving the Georgia Avenue/Petworth station was stabbed in the neck at turnstile.

D.C. Fire transported the victim priority one, and a suspect is unknown so far. Check back for any updates.

UPDATE

WTOP provided the following details:

Metro spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says the victim was approached by another man at about 4:15 p.m. after passing through the fare gate at the station in Northwest. The suspect then stabbed the man in the neck area.

The man was taken to an area hospital as a Priority 1 transport. D.C. Fire spokesman Pete Piringer said the victim’s condition was unknown. Metro Transit Police were investigating the incident.

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