NYC cops: 3 dart attacks may be blow gun shootings

May 22, 2012, 3:53 AM

NEW YORK (AP) – Police in New York City say they’ve arrested a teenager in connection with a string of dart attacks that wounded three people.

Police say the 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday as a juvenile on assault charges. No weapon was recovered, but police say darts were found in the teen’s apartment. Investigators believe the assailant may have used a blow gun.

Police say three men _ ranging in age from 40 to 66 _ were hit by darts around 7 p.m. Sunday in the Bath Beach section of Brooklyn. The men were hit in the back, stomach and legs.

All three were taken to a hospital in stable condition.

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NYC cops: 3 dart attacks may be blow gun shootings