Man’s Throat Slashed in Barbershop Bloodbath on Stanton Street

Posted on: July 19th, 2019 at 5:00 am by

A 27-year-old man was slashed inside a barbershop on Stanton Street yesterday morning.

The unidentified victim was attacked at about 11:15am while inside First Choice Barbers at 156 Stanton Street. The attacker, 35-year-old Aldo Corniel, slashed the customer in the throat; a third man saved the day by bashing the assailant with a fire extinguisher. Corniel was collared at the scene, and is currently in custody, according to the The Daily News.

The victim was reportedly rushed to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition.

The 7th Precinct did not immediately return a request for comment.

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