NYPD: Canarsie man identified as victim of Atlantic Avenue subway station fatal stabbing

Police announced Sunday they identified the man who was fatally stabbed at the Atlantic Avenue subway station.

News 12 Staff

Oct 2, 2022, 10:41 PM

Updated 596 days ago

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Detectives say 43-year-old Tommy Bailey, of Canarsie and his attacker were both onboard a southbound L train Friday evening at around 9 p.m. when they got into a dispute.
Police say the suspect then slashed Bailey in the neck.
Citizen App video captured the moments of police responding to the scene shortly after the stabbing.
Officials said Bailey was pronounced dead at Brookdale Hospital.
In a statement, the MTA said that they are providing the NYPD with surveillance video that might help in the investigation.
This fatal stabbing comes less than two weeks after Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a plan to install two security cameras inside every single subway car by 2025.
The suspect remains at large.


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