Teen stabbed to death in the Bronx, sought help in a bodega

FORDHAM MANOR, the Bronx — A teen was stabbed to death in the Bronx on Wednesday night, police said.

Officers responding to a 911 call of an assault in progress found the 17-year-old victim, Pernell Pompey of the Bronx, near East 193rd Street and Decatur Avenue around 7:20 p.m., officials said. He’d been stabbed multiple times.

According to authorities, Pompey went into a nearby bodega after the attack. Emergency medical services rushed the teen to St. Barnabas Hospital, but he did not make it.

No arrests have been made.

Authorities are looking for two to three suspects involved in the attack, cops said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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