March 18, 2021 By Christian Murray
A man was fatally stabbed during a fight near a homeless shelter in Jamaica Wednesday night.
The police received a report of a stabbing at around 10:10 p.m. that was taking place in the vicinity of the Garden Inn & Suites, a shelter site located at 151-20 Baisley Blvd.
The victim, a 33-year-old man, was found with stab wounds to his chest, back and neck. The man, whose name has yet to be released, was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was declared dead.
A second man, who is 40, was injured in the fight. He had been stabbed in his right leg and right arm but is listed in stable condition.
Police arrested a 28-year-old man who had a slash wound to his leg. According to published reports, all three men were residents of the shelter.