Man Fatally Stabs Brother in One of Two Knifings at Alfred Smith Houses this Weekend
Two men were stabbed within twelve hours, one fatally, in separate incidents at the Alfred Smith Houses over the weekend.
Both incidents transpired in the same building (15 St. James Place), one of which carrying the distinction of the first homicide of the year in the 5th Precinct.
On Saturday afternoon, a domestic dispute at approximately 3:00pm led an Asian man to stab his brother in the stomach. Officers responded to a call at 3:00pm of a male assaulted inside Apartment 11, and found the victim lying unconscious and unresponsive.
E.M.S. transported the victim to New York Presbyterian Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The perp-brother surrendered, and cops are still investigating motive.
Roughly twelve hours later, 3:00am Sunday morning, an African American male reported to police (in person) that he was slashed in the neck by a Hispanic perpetrator.