Teen stabbed to death on subway platform in University Heights, two others injured

One teenager is dead and two are others have been hospitalized after a group of teenage boys attacked and stabbed three teens headed to school Tuesday. The stabbing took place on the northbound platform of the No. 4 train at Jerome Avenue. According to police, the victims range in age from 15 to 18. The 18-year-old, a student at Dewitt Clinton High School, was stabbed in the head and back and was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital. Two other teens were stabbed; one was taken to St. Branabas Hospital and the other was taken to Jacobi Medical Center. Witnesses say they saw three or fours teens flee the scene. Police say they believe the stabbing occurred over a girl. She is currently in police custody for questioning. Police say no weapon was found and no arrests have been made. Bronx residents in the area say safety at University Heights subway station has decreased since police presence has been removed.

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