Man Shushes Women on Subway, Gets Stabbed

Ralph Carnegary allegedly attacked by rowdy women
By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 30, 2012 5:29 PM CDT
Man Shushes Women on Subway, Gets Stabbed
Seven women are accused of stabbing a man on a NYC subway after he shushed them.   (Flickr)

All he did was ask them to pipe down. But when Ralph Carnegary made his request to a group of rowdy women on a New York subway, they allegedly stabbed him in the shoulder, the New York Post reports. Carnegary, a 63-year-old vendor, was heading to work when he encountered the women, aged 17 to 20. Arrested outside the 23rd Street station—while holding beers—they screamed that they "didn't do anything," a witness said. Carnegary is in stable condition at Bellevue hospital. (Read more stabbing stories.)

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