MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) — A 35-year-old man died Friday night after being stabbed in a Manhattan bodega, police said.
Jose Alba, 51, allegedly stabbed Austin Simon three times during the attack. He’s charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
The attack took place about 11:07 p.m. When police arrived, they found Simon with several stab wounds. He was taken by EMS to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.
According to police sources, Alba is an employee at that store. There was no information on what led to the altercation.
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