NEW YORK - (AP) - New York City police are questioning a man in the killing of an on-duty bus driver who was stabbed in front of horrified passengers.
No charges have been filed, but a person of interest is beinginterviewed at a police precinct.
The victim, 46-year-old Edwin Thomas, was driving the B-46 busin Brooklyn when the attacker got on shortly after noon Monday.
Police say the man swiped an invalid fare card and sat downbefore asking for a transfer slip. When Thomas told the man hedidn't pay for the ride and couldn't get a transfer, the manpunched him in the head and stabbed him in the torso.
Thomas was rushed to a hospital, where he died. The attacker ranaway.
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