WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Police arrested a 22-year-old man Wednesday night for his alleged involvement in a Williamsburg double stabbing that left one man dead, officials said.
Franklin Paredes, 22, allegedly stabbed Oscar Martinez, 29, in the torso, neck and face on Dec. 11, police officials said. Police arrested Paredes Wednesday night and charged him with assault, attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
Martinez was stabbed eight times and suffered critical, but non-fatal injuries, police said. He was treated at Woodhull Hospital and has since been released.
Martinez’ older brother, 31-year-old Brooklyn resident Delvin Martinez, was also fatally stabbed in the torso and neck during the incident, police said. He later died in the hospital. Officers arrested Eswin Gramajo, 27, in Asheboro, North Carolina on Dec. 21 in connection with Martinez’ death. Gramajo is currently being held in Randolph County Jail in North Carolina, according to correction records.
The stabbings happened after a fight during a recreational soccer game that spilled out onto the street.