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1 killed, 2 wounded in slashing attack in Williamsburg; police searching for suspect

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023 1:35PM

1 killed, 2 injured in Brooklyn slashing attack; police seek suspect

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man has died after three people were stabbed Tuesday in Brooklyn.

The bloody attack happened at around 8:30 p.m. at 340 Roebling Street in the heart of Williamsburg.

Officials say Severiano Reyes was with his family outside the bodega when they got into an argument with someone taking pictures nearby. The dispute escalated and the person taking the photo slashed Reyes in the neck, authorities said.

Reyes was in serious condition an later died at the hospital.

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Another man was slashed in the face and the back. He’s expected to survive.

A woman was slashed in the right wrist. She’s also expected to survive.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.


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