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Bloodshed Ends Corona St. Fight

Seek Perp Who Fatally Knifed Man

What started as an apparent fight between two individuals at a Corona intersection early on Sunday morning, Sept. 16, ended with the death of a 29-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest by his foe, according to police.

The identity of the victim was not disclosed by police pending family notification.

Law enforcement sources said the violence took place at around 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning at the corner of 44th Avenue and 102nd Street.

According to information obtained by police, the 29-year-old man got into an argument with the suspected killer, described as a Hispanic male standing 5’5″-tall with a medium build and last seen wearing black clothing.

The exchange of words reportedly turned physical and the two men became involved in a struggle. During the altercation, law enforcement sources noted, the suspect stabbed the 29-year-old man once in the torso, then fled from the scene in an unknown direction.

Members of the 110th Precinct responded to the scene along with EMS units after receiving a 911 call about the incident. The victim was brought to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

No immediate arrests were made in the case, which was presented to the 110th Precinct Detective Squad and the NYPD Queens Homicide Squad for further investigation, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the stabbing or the suspect’s whereabouts that could prove helpful is asked to call the 110th Precinct Detective Squad at 1-718-476-9303 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. Information may also be sent to Crime Stoppers via text message to 274637 (enter information, then the code TIP577) or online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

All calls and messages will be kept confidential.

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