Man fatally stabbed at Bronx subway station after argument: NYPD


WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — A man died after being stabbed at a Bronx subway station overnight following an argument with another man, according to the NYPD.

The argument started inside a bodega after a man asked the victim to buy him a beer, sources told PIX11 News. When the victim refused, the two argued.

It escalated and led straight into the train station around 12:40 a.m. Monday at the Wakefield-241st Street station along the No. 2 line in the Wakefield section of the borough, officials said.

Police responding to a 911 call arrived to find the victim in the mezzanine area of the station with a stab wound to the torso, authorities said.

EMS responded and rushed the man to a nearby hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead. Officials did not immediately release his identity.

Police said a preliminary investigation determined that he victim was stabbed by an unidentified man after the two got into a verbal dispute in the station.

The suspected stabber then fled the station, authorities said. No arrests had been made, as of early Monday morning.

An NYPD spokesperson said the suspect was described as a man in his 20s with dreadlocks, last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, with a gold and orange jacket.

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