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Metro bus passenger stabbed in the eye

by Michelle Homer

Posted on January 6, 2009 at 9:44 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 27 at 11:04 AM

HOUSTON -- Metro police are questioning a suspect accused of stabbing a fellow Metro bus passenger Tuesday evening.It happened just after 6 p.m. on West Alabama near Weslayan.

The suspect had been arguing with the woman when he suddenly pulled out a knife and stabbed her below the eye, according to Metro police.
The unidentified victim was taken to Ben Taub Hospital. Her condition isn't known.
Metro police took the suspect into custody.
They don't believe the pair knew each other.
About a dozen passengers were on board the route 73 bus when the stabbing happened.
No one else was hurt.