BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A man stabbed a teenage boy to death during an argument on a Brooklyn street on Thursday, police said.
The 15-year-old, identified as Tory Lovick of Brooklyn, was stabbed in the chest by a 48-year-old man on Decatur Street near Marcus Garvey Boulevard at around 2:30 p.m., police said. Lovick was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to police, Lovick and a group of his friends were blocking a parking spot at the location when the suspect tried to leave the spot.
The man got out of his car and asked the group of teens to move, which sparked the dispute, authorities said.
Things escalated as the man and group began to curse at each other. According to police, that’s when the man pulled out a knife and stabbed the boy.
Police took the man into custody; his identity and charges will be released at a later time, according to an NYPD spokesperson.
Correction: The name of the victim has been updated.