CLAREMONT, the Bronx (PIX11) — A Bronx man is accused of fatally stabbing a 63-year-old man in the chest on a Claremont street on New Year’s Day, police said Wednesday.
Ira Shane, 52, was arrested and charged Tuesday with murder, manslaughter, and criminal possession of a weapon in connection to the attack, police said.
Shane allegedly stabbed the victim, who has not been publicly identified, and a 38-year-old woman during a dispute on College Avenue near East 169th Street, police said. The woman suffered a stab wound to the torso and survived the attack.
Police were called after the victims arrived at an area emergency room by private means shortly before 3:55 a.m., authorities said. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Shane’s arraignment was pending, as of Wednesday morning.