Bronx man charged for stabbing pair of elderly straphangers on subway

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New York Post:

A Bronx man was hit with attempted murder charges for stabbing a pair of elderly straphangers in a wild caught-on-video melee on a Queens subway train, authorities said.

Patrick Chambers, 46, faces one count of attempted murder, two counts of first-degree attempted assault and other charges for the July 5 morning brawl on a 7 train, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.

Chambers, while clutching a pair of scissors in one hand and a knife in the other, allegedly began yelling at a 71-year-old man sitting across from him, according to police.

“Why aren’t you home with your kids?” he allegedly barked — before stabbing the senior.

Both men fell to the train floor, and Chambers allegedly continued slicing the elderly stranger.

A 73-year-old good Samaritan intervened and ended up with a stab wound in his chest and wrist.



Mugshots, long thought of as public information in New York State, will no longer be accessible for the public and media. Not even under a Freedom of Information Law Request. That “mugshot ban” was passed into law as part of the 2020 state budget” (from

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