THE BRONX (PIX11) — A man was stabbed to death while trying to break up a fight between two neighbors in the Bronx, police sources said.
A 39-year-old woman and Jose Ortiz, 65, were fighting inside a third-floor apartment in a building on University Avenue around 9 p.m. Friday, according to police sources.
Ortiz stabbed the woman in the arm after confronting her for being too loud, police sources said. A bystander, Tyrone Quick, 45, who was visiting someone on the same floor, tried to break up the fight and was stabbed to death, police sources said.
First responders transported both victims to a hospital, and Quick was pronounced dead. The 39-year-old woman was in stable condition, police said.
Officers took Ortiz into custody, and he was facing multiple charges including murder and assault, according to authorities.