UPDATE: Police on Monday launched new video of two males needed in reference to the Sunday stabbing of a marketing campaign volunteer for mayoral candidate Eric Adams.
MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — A volunteer for mayoral candidate and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was repeatedly stabbed within the Bronx on Sunday, in accordance with police.
The 42-year-old man was attacked close to 149th Road and Morris Avenue, police stated. His accidents weren’t thought of to be life threatening.
Regardless of Adams initially saying Sunday that the sufferer was stabbed with an ice decide, police on Monday stated they consider a knife was the weapon used within the assault. An ice decide was discovered on the scene, however detectives consider it belonged to the sufferer.
Video of the stabbing confirmed a marketing campaign poster, however Adams stated he wasn’t positive if the assault was politically motivated.
“We don’t know what it’s related to,” he stated. “We’ve been coping with some points to see if it’s related to that, however at the moment we don’t know if it related to that.”
The volunteer was in surgical procedure on Sunday night, Adams tweeted.
“We pray for him,” Adams tweeted. “This violence should cease.”
The sufferer had been “working laborious & volunteering day by day,” Adams tweeted.
Mayoral contender Andrew Yang additionally tweeted concerning the stabbing.
“Horrible information. My ideas are along with your volunteer, their household, and your complete group, Eric,” he tweeted.”
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