A man was stabbed on a J train as it approached the Lorimer Street station on Truesday morning. (Courtesy of Mtattrain/BY-SA)

A man who is believed to be in his 30s was stabbed to death on a Queens-bound J train near the Lorimer Street station in Williamsburg early Tuesday at around 2:30 a.m., amNewYork first reported.

The murderer was wearing a surgical mask and fled at the Flushing Avenue station after stabbing the victim multiple in his back and neck, the Brooklyn Paper reports:

According to sources familiar with the investigation, the unidentified male victim got into an argument with the unknown attacker.

The words turned physical, police sources said, when the attacker pulled out a knife and repeatedly stabbed the victim in the back and neck.

Both the victim and the suspect remained on board the J train until the Flushing Avenue stop, where the murderer departed.

The victim was rushed to Woodhull Hopsital where he was pronounced dead as officers from the 90th Precinct in Williamsburg responded to the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.



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  1. Get your facts straight i am the 911 caller the victim was a homeless man asleep on the train there wasn’t any argument he didnt even see the attack coming. The suspect did that for no apparent reason… And the suspect did not remain on the train until flushing he got off a stop before flushing at lorimer st he didnt run away he calmly walked off the train.

    I was on the train with the victim and 1 other man when the train stopped at flushing we told the conductor sametime called 911 at 2:32am.

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