Five people have been stabbed at a rabbi’s house in Monsey, New York. The victims were stabbed around 10 p.m. at the home on Forshay Road in Monsey. All of the victims were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
According to reports, a black male entered Rabbi Rottenburg’s Shul, located in Monsey, and pulled out a machete. One of the victims was stabbed in the chest.
Developing story: Reports of a stabbing attack at a synagogue in Monsey, Rockland County, New York. The town has a large Orthodox Jewish community.
Footage recorded at the scene and shared on WhatsApp by people in the community: pic.twitter.com/mOylEp0XQ0
— Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) December 29, 2019
*BREAKING NOW* Multiple people stabbed inside Rabbi Rottenberg Shul in Forshay (Monsey). Reports a black man armed with a knife began stabbing people.
Credit – Monsey News. pic.twitter.com/butbeZmSYf
— Mike Cernovich (@Cernovich) December 29, 2019
The suspect then ran out and escaped in a vehicle. Police confirmed that the vehicle had been located in The Concourse section of the Bronx and a man had been taken into custody.