2 homeless men stab each other inside shelter as argument turns violent

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An early morning stabbing in Downtown Brooklyn sent two people to the hospital Friday.

Police say two homeless men got into an argument that turned violent.

They say it happened just before 2 a.m. at a shelter on Duffield Street.

Both men sustained multiple stab wounds to their front and back torso.

They were both sent to Methodist Hospital to be treated for injuries that are not life-threatening. They are expected to be OK.

Officials say they have arrested one of those men and have taken him into custody.

A witness tells News 12 the argument started when one of the men was talking about the other.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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