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Police Say 79-Year-Old Killed, 2 Others Slashed in Brooklyn

NEW YORK — A 79-year-old man was fatally stabbed and two people including a 4-year-old were slashed in what police said were attacks by a family member.

Officers responded to a report of an assault just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Bedford-Stuyvesant and found a 79-year-old man with a stab wound to the abdomen, a 49-year-old man with a slash wound to the hand and a 4-year-old girl who'd been slashed in the hip, police said.

The 79-year-old man was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name was not immediately released. The other two victims were in stable condition at hospitals, police said.

A 22-year-old man was taken into custody. Charges against him were pending Monday. Police said the attacker and the victims were all members of the same family.

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