Multiple People Injured in New York City Suburb Synagogue Stabbing Attack


Multiple people were stabbed at a synagogue in Monsey, New York, Saturday night. (Photo by Victoria Strukovskaya on Unsplash)

Multiple people were injured during a stabbing attack at a synagogue in a New York City suburb Saturday night, according to reports.

Fox News reported that Steve Lieberman, a reporter with The Journal News in Rockland County, posted on Twitter that “at least three people had been stabbed just before 10 p.m. and that local police were conducting a search of the area” surrounding the synagogue on Forshay Road in Monsey, New York, a town of about 18,000 residents about 35 miles north of New York City.

Fox News also reported that “video posted on social media from Monsey showed emergency responders rushing victims to ambulances, surrounded by the flashing red lights of numerous emergency vehicles.”

Fox News reported that “messages posted later by the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council of the Hudson Valley said that five people had been stabbed, including one victim who was struck six times, and that two of the victims were in critical condition.” That message added that “a suspect was seen leaving in a gray Nissan Sentra vehicle.”

One of the victims was stabbed at least 6 times, according to reports. The fifth/least severe case had a cut in his hand.

Reports said the perpetrator’s face was partially covered with a scarf, but skin showed him to be an African American.

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Steve Martin

STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS My good wife Laurie and I (43 years in October 2020!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's NOW THINK ON THIS messages, and our Ahava Adventures annual trips to Israel. Steve has also authored and published 31 books. We live in the Charlotte, NC area, along with four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.

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