NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MTA police said three people had been stabbed on the platform of a subway station in Queens Wednesday morning.
A 22-year-old woman has been taken into custody in connection with the stabbings which occurred around 8:45 a.m. in Jamaica, MTA police said.
Earlier reports indicated as many as 7 people stabbed.
A box cutter was recovered.
The victims are being treated for their injuries at Jamaica Hospital, EMS said.
Most of the injuries are considered to be minor but one of the victims suffered deep lacerations to the arm, EMS said.
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E and J trains bypassed the Sutphin Blvd-Archer Avenue Station in Jamaica during the investigation, but service resumed at about 10:30 a.m.
Initial reports suggest that the incident began as an argument between two groups on the escalator.