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Police arrest Flushing man wanted for stabbing death on Corona street

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A Flushing man was arrested on Sunday for stabbing to death one man and injuring another on a Corona street earlier that morning.

According to police, the stabbing occurred in the early hours of March 11 outside of a home at 35-20 103rd St. Police responded to an assault call at 4:22 a.m. when they found two men with multiple stab wounds.

Marcos Anzurez, 34, of 59th Avenue in Flushing stabbed a 34-year-old male in the right leg and fatally knifed 29-year-old Luis Apolonio, who lived on 103rd Street in Corona. Both victims were transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where Apolonio was pronounced dead.

Anzurez was charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. According to a spokesperson for the Queens District Attorney’s Office, he has not yet been arraigned.

Police could not provide a motive as of Monday afternoon.

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