Duo stabs man several times after verbal dispute in Long Island City: NYPD

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The NYPD is looking for two men who allegedly stabbed a man multiple times in Long Island City at the beginning of the month.

On Wednesday, July 1, around 11:41 a.m., a 33-year-old man was was in front of 40-08 12th St., when he got into a verbal dispute with two unidentified men, according to the NYPD.

The dispute turned violent when the two men allegedly stabbed the 33-year-old multiple times in the stomach, shoulder, ribs and right hand, the police said.

The victim was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Cornell Hospital in stable condition.

One of the suspects is described as being around 6 feet, 10 inches tall, weighing around 190 pounds, cops say. He was last seen wearing a multicolor long sleeve shirt, light colored pants, light colored sneakers and a black and white baseball hat.

The second suspect is described as being around 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing around 180 pounds, according to the NYPD. He was last seen wearing a white tank top, dark colored shorts, dark colored baseball hat, black white sneakers and glasses.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.