Late Monday evening, around 10:30PM, two men attempted a robbery on 38th Street and 30th Avenue, according to NYPD.
The attempted robbery went very wrong when two other men, a 32 year old and his friend, a 39 year old, got involved. The robbers attacked the two men and managed to stab the 32 year old in the chest. His friend was slashed in the hand before the suspects made off in the night. The victims were both taken to Elmhurst Hospital where the 32 year old was placed in critical condition.
According to police, the attack was a botched robbery and the investigation is ongoing.