On Saturday, January 29, 2022, at approximately 0349 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in front of 7316 3rd Avenue, within the confines of the 68th Precinct in Brooklyn.
Upon arrival, officers observed two aided males: a 22-year-old male (victim #1) with a stab wound to the chest and a 22-year-old male (victim #2) with a slash wound to the head.
EMS responded to the location and transported both victims to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, where victim #1 was pronounced deceased and victim #2 remains in stable condition.
Further investigation revealed the two victims were involved in a large dispute in front of the incident location, where they were assaulted by unknown, unapprehend individuals, who fled the location prior to arrival of police.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Brooklyn, NY 11214
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 19-year-old male individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed homicide.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
- criminal possession of a weapon.
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.