A disturbed Bronx teenager that claimed to be a zombie stabbed his two younger brothers and sister yesterday. Read more on this crazy story below.
Police say Nelson Santos, 17, went crazy at around 3:30 p.m. and attacked his two brothers, ages 13 and 6, and his 9-year-old sister, with a knife in their second-floor apartment in Morrisania.
The Daily News reported that Nelson Santos was “zombie-like” and used a butcher knife.
Police said Santos claimed he was seeing demons and neighbors said he practiced black magic.
Miguel Santos, 13, was drenched in his own blood after being stabbed nearly half a dozen times. Miguel ran out of the apartment t call for help. A neighbor, John Flores, 19, said Nelson Santos was screaming something about the Armageddon and chasing his younger brother with “a big kitchen knife about as long as my forearm.”
The neighbor, John Flores, who many are calling a hero, wrestled with Santos. Nelson Santos’ mother, Delila, grabbed the butcher knife from his hand with Flores’ help.
Police took Nelson Santos into custody for assault and he is in the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, reports the News.
All of the victims were transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, cops said. The youngest, James, was hospitalized in serious condition with a wound to his torso. The 13-year-old boy was listed in stable condition with a wound to his torso, and his 9-year-old sister was listed in stable condition with lacerations to her chest, police said.
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