Migrant stabbed to dying outdoors NYC shelter transformed from dorm area

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Migrant stabbed to dying outdoors NYC shelter transformed from dorm area

A migrant was stabbed to dying on Sunday morning after stepping into an argument with one other man outdoors the East Harlem migrant shelter the place they each lived, police mentioned.

The 29-year-old sufferer received right into a dispute with a fellow migrant, 30, when he was stabbed within the chest at round 4:02 a.m. on Third Avenue and East 97th Avenue, New York Metropolis police mentioned.

The sufferer, who was not instantly recognized, was rushed to Mount Sinai Morningside hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless.


A 29-year-old man was stabbed and killed by a fellow immigrant outdoors an East Harlem migrant shelter on Sunday morning. Google Maps

A 30-year-old suspect has been taken into custody, with expenses nonetheless pending as of Sunday night.

Police mentioned an investigation over the homicide was nonetheless ongoing.

The incident befell outdoors the 500-family migrant shelter that the town opened final 12 months on the former dormitory complicated for Hunter Faculty and Baruch Faculty college students.

The 19-story constructing, positioned at 1760 Third Ave. between 97th and 98th streets, was touted as the town’s twelfth Humanitarian Emergency Response and Aid Middle meant to accommodate migrants with kids.

It was not instantly clear if the boys concerned in Sunday’s incidents had been each fathers to kids residing within the shelter.

This isn’t the primary time a dispute broke out right into a deadly stabbing at one of many new migrant shelters within the metropolis, with one other man stabbed to dying on Jan. 7 on the close by Randall’s Island shelter.

The security issues had triggered police to put in safety cameras across the migrant shelters to try to curb the rising variety of violent incidents, legislation enforcement sources mentioned.


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