An 18-year-old man was fatally stabbed on a D train near the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn late Thursday night, police said.
The victim was stabbed in the stomach at around 11:30 p.m. after getting into a fight with another man on a D train as it approached the 4th Avenue and Pacific street station.
When police arrived on the scene, the man was covered in blood with a stab wound to the abdomen. EMS transported the 18-year-old to New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Upon investigation, police say the victim and the unknown assailant got into a verbal dispute that escalated into a fight.
The suspect fled the train in an unknown direction. Police did not recover a weapon from the scene.
No arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.
The identity of the victim has yet to be released, pending family notification.