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Police: 2 slashed outside bodega in Bensonhurst

Witnesses told police that the slashings happened near the Austin Mini Mart after a group of men who were allegedly drinking alcohol outside the store started to argue.

News 12 Staff

Jul 3, 2021, 2:27 PM

Updated 1,082 days ago

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Two men were slashed outside a bodega in Bensonhurst on Avenue O following an argument with three other men.
Witnesses told police that the slashings happened near the Austin Mini Mart after a group of men who were allegedly drinking alcohol outside the store started to argue.
It escalated into violence – leaving the two men slashed, one in the face and the other in the neck.
News 12 was told at least three others were involved in the argument.
The two victims were taken to Maimonides Medical Center in stable condition.
No arrests have been made so far in this ongoing investigation. Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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