Police: Off-duty police officer stabbed in Bushwick home

Officials report that an off-duty police officer was stabbed tonight in his Bushwick home. The 48-year-old officer is currently in critical, but stable condition after

Officials report that an off-duty police officer was stabbed tonight in his Bushwick home.

Officials report that an off-duty police officer was stabbed tonight in his Bushwick home. (12/20/13)

BUSHWICK - Police are investigating a stabbing attack that left an off-duty officer critically injured.

Officials say the 48-year-old officer was found inside a Himrod Street home. He was stabbed in the neck.

Police took a 64-year-old man into custody. Neighbors say that the men are related and lived at the Bushwick home. Both are long-time residents of the neighborhood.

The off-duty officer is now being treated at Kings County Hospital. An investigation on how the stabbing unfolded is still being conducted.

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