On Christmas Eve, authorities said that an NYPD officer responding to a 911 call in the Bronx was stabbed and injured.
On DeKalb Ave. near E, Officer Lin Zhen was responding to a call for an emotionally disturbed person.
At 5:45 p.m., 212th St. after he was stabbed in the right arm on Saturday.
Zhen, 34, was sent with a non-life-threatening wound to St. Barnabas Hospital.
At 10 p.m. Mayor Adams tweeted a picture of himself entering St. Barnabas Hospital on Saturday.
Officer Lin Zhen was visited, the mayor noted.
“While he and his partner were attending to a person with mental health concerns, he sustained a knife wound to the arm.
Thank God everything is well.
The accused stabbing victim, age 26, was sent to North Central Bronx Hospital for a checkup.
Charges weren’t brought right away.
In the 52nd Precinct, Zhen is employed.
Visited Officer Lin Zhen at St Barnabas Hospital. He suffered a knife wound to the arm while he and his partner were responding to a person with mental health issues. Thank God they are okay. pic.twitter.com/ASdPUbi0O1
— Mayor Eric Adams (@NYCMayor) December 25, 2022