Man stabs woman at train station then slashes himself

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IRVINGTON – In what is being termed a domestic dispute, a 51-year-old Mount Vernon man stabbed a 36-year-old Yonkers woman on the Metro-North train station platform shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Both are in the hospital.
Police did not immediately release their names.  They have three children together.
MTA Police Inspector Joseph Martelli called off-duty Irvington Fire Chief Chris DePaoli the hero in this incident for stepping in between the knife-wielding man and the victim. DePaoli had his daughter’s baseball bat.
Along with off-duty Irvington Police Officer James Egloff and an on-duty officer at the same, they approached the assailant to subdue him as he began to slash his own neck.  Officer Ryan Weiss of the Irvington Police tasered the man in order stop him from any additional self-inflicting wounds.
MTA Police and Irvington Police processed the crime scene.
Both people are in the hospital with the victim in stable, but serious condition, police said.