In a shocking incident that unfolded just before 2 a.m., a 6-year-old girl residing in the Bronx was reportedly stabbed in the back by her 16-year-old autistic cousin.
The distressing incident occurred within the confines of her residence on Vyse Avenue, situated in close proximity to Whitlock Avenue.
The victim was swiftly transported to Lincoln Hospital, where medical professionals promptly attended to her injuries.
Fortunately, it has been confirmed that the injuries sustained by the young girl are not deemed to be life-threatening, which brings a sense of relief amid this unsettling event.
As the day progresses, the apprehension of the alleged assailant has yet to come to fruition.
Law enforcement authorities have yet to take the 16-year-old into custody, leaving the community on edge as they await updates on the progress of the investigation.
This distressing incident serves as a stark reminder of the fragility of safety even within the confines of one’s home, underscoring the importance of swift and comprehensive law enforcement action to address such occurrences and ensure the well-being of all members of the community.
As the authorities continue their pursuit of the suspect, concerned residents remain vigilant, hopeful that “the resolution of this incident will be achieved without further delay.”