NEW YORK — Police say a man was killed in a slashing on a subway in Brooklyn on Friday.
It happened around 9 p.m. on a southbound L train at the Atlantic Avenue station.
According to police, two men were arguing while on board the train when one slashed the other in the neck with an unknown object.
The suspect then got off the subway and fled.
The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 43-year-old Tommy Bailey.
In a statement, the MTA said, “We have already identified dozens of cameras that the NYPD believes may assist in the investigation of this senseless crime and we will continue to assist investigators with video and in any other way possible to ensure the perpetrator is caught.”
The investigation is ongoing.