News Man injures wife, daughter then sets fire to Sunset Park apartment, NYPD says Police and firefighters descended on the apartment building on the corner of 42nd Street and Fourth Avenue around 3:45 p.m. Friday. The FDNY responds to a fire at 42nd Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on Friday. Photo Credit: Dave Califano By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org @L_Cook865 Updated April 12, 2019 6:57 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A man slashed his wife and stabbed their daughter inside a Sunset Park building on Friday, then set one of the rooms on fire and turned the weapon on himself, NYPD officials said. Police and firefighters descended on the apartment building on the corner of 42nd Street and Fourth Avenue around 3:45 p.m. Police believe the incident started as a domestic dispute, according to a preliminary investigation. After the attack, the 64-year-old man went into another room of the apartment on the top floor of the five-story building where he set a fire and stabbed himself, police officials said. The wife and daughter, ages 63 and 45, respectively, were taken to NYU Langone Hospital — Brooklyn for treatment, according to police. The man was also taken into custody and sent to Maimonides Medical Center for evaluation. All three were expected to survive, police said. About 60 firefighters responded to the scene and quickly got the fire under control, an FDNY spokesman said. By Lauren Cook email@example.com @L_Cook865 Lauren joined amNY.com as a news editor in 2016. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.