Woman stabbed outside Brookland Metro station

August 29, 2013

A woman was stabbed in the stomach shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday near the Brookland Metro station in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police.

The stabbing was initially reported to be on Michigan Avenue, just outside the station, but police had set up a crime scene two blocks away, at 10th and Newton streets NE. Police said the victim was found there, but they were trying to determine precisely where she had been stabbed.

Authorities said the victim was reported to conscious and breathing and was taken to an area hospital. Police said the woman told them she had been stabbed by another woman, but no further description was provided.

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