5 stabbed and slashed during bloody brawl at after-hours club

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Five Stabbed & Slashed During Bloody Brawl At After-Hours Club

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WPIX) – Two women and three men were slashed and stabbed during a bloody early morning brawl at an after-hours club in Upper Manhattan, police said.

It happened about 6 a.m. in the basement of 2236 Amsterdam Ave. Police described that location as an "after-hours club."

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A fight broke out inside the venue and a pair of men – who are still at large – pulled out knives and began cutting those around them, police said. It wasn't known what provoked the melee.

In all, five people were hurt:

  • A 44-year-old woman was stabbed in the abdomen
  • A 30-year-old man was slashed in his neck
  • An 18-year-old man was slashed across his chest
  • A 31-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach
  • A 24-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach

They were all taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

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Anyone with information in the case is urged to call NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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