Wagswoofs – Authorities say two people were hurt when a man with a hammer reportedly attacked them in New York City on Monday night during what seemed to be a case of road rage.
The attack took place in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens at approximately 5:30 p.m. EST, as reported by WABC-TV.
According to WCBS-TV, a 29-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were identified as the victims. The television station reported that they were driving home when they engaged in an argument with another motorist at the intersection of 93rd Street and 37th Avenue.
Both the woman and the man were taken to the hospital for treatment, according to a report by WABC. The woman sustained a head injury, while the man suffered injuries to his head and back.
According to the television station, the suspect fled the scene, while police report that the victims are in stable condition.
The cause of the argument remains uncertain.
The case remains unsolved, with no arrests made by the police so far. Authorities are categorizing the incident as a road rage episode and an ongoing investigation is underway.