Queens man stabbed to death in Jackson Heights: NYPD

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Police found a man stabbed to death in Jackson Heights Friday night, according to authorities.

Police received a call just before 7:30 p.m. on June 12 regarding an assault in front of 82-15 Northern Boulevard. Upon arriving at the scene, officers from the 115th Precinct found 21-year-old Nicolas Caicedo-Velasquez, of 77th Street, with multiple stab wounds to his chest.

EMS arrived and transported Caicedo-Velasquez to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where he was pronounced dead.

There have been no arrests, but cops are searching for a man wanted in connection with the homicide. Police described the suspect as having a light complexion, slim build and a beard. He was last seen wearing an orange/red polo shirt, a black baseball cap, blue jeans, black sneakers and a black crossbody bag.

The NYPD released surveillance video and images of the suspect Saturday morning.

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Anyone with information in regard 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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