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Police are investigating a double stabbing in Astoria Sunday morning that left one man dead and a woman injured.

Officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a call regarding an assault in progress at approximately 6:30 a.m. in front of 28-02 8th St. in Astoria on June 7. When the officers arrived at the scene, they found 37-year-old Romeo Bartley with multiple stab wounds to his chest, along with a 34-year-old woman who had been stabbed in the back, according to authorities,

EMS arrived at the scene and transported Bartley — who lived on the same block as the incident — to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and is in stable condition, police said.

A preliminary investigation determined that, both victims were stabbed by a man after a dispute. After the stabbings, the man fled the scene in an unknown direction. Police say the suspect is in his 30s and was last seen wearing a read shirt and black pants.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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