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New York City ax attack leaves woman dead, another injured

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A woman was killed and another injured when they were attacked with a hatchet early Saturday in an apartment in New York City, where the police found a small child was unharmed.

The police found the dead woman partially decapitated after they are called to the apartment in Brooklyn around 1:30 a..m., the New York Post reported. The victim was in her 20s.

The injured woman, 21, was bleeding heavily when she stumbled out of the apartment and flag down an Uber driver to take her to the hospital, the paper reported. The Uber driver called 911. Doctors say she is critically injured.

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The police said the child, a 4-year-old girl who was the injured woman’s daughter was brought to the hospital for evaluation, according to the Post.

Sources with knowledge of the matter told the Daily News the yellow-handled ax, and had an orange price on it when the police found in the building of the trash compactor.

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“There was an ax? That is crazy,” a battle resident of the building told the newspaper.

The killer may be the little girl’s father and the injured woman’s ex-boyfriend, NBC 4 New York reported, citing law enforcement sources.

The researchers believe that the man went after the two women, with the axe after an argument escalated, according to the station.

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As of Saturday afternoon, he was still sought.

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