An Orthodox Jewish man is fighting for his life after being seriously wounded in Manhattan on Monday afternoon.
Jack Gindi was rushed to Bellevue Hospital and is expected to survive the stabbing attack. The incident occurred on 33rd Street and 5th Avenue after Mr Gindi accidentally bumped into a FedEx employee Yeshiva World News reported. The 28-year-old was allegedly stabbed four times.
Tyquan Bailey of Orange, New Jersey was taken into custody. The 22-year-old suspect was charged with attempted murder, a felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Police said Gindi worked in the area.
The circumstances of the stabbing have yet to be confirmed but police stated that it was an “ongoing” dispute.
A FedEx spokesperson said: “We were shocked to learn about the incident in Manhattan today and our thoughts go out to the individual who was injured.
“We are cooperating fully with investigating authorities at this time.”
The Jewish community have called for prayers to be said for Yaakov Ben Yocheved.