HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan (PIX11) — A Bronx man was fatally stabbed during a fight on a Hell’s Kitchen street early Friday, according to authorities.
The victim and the assailant, who knew of each other before the deadly run-in, bumped into each other near West 44th Street and Eighth Avenue around 12:55 a.m., police said. As the argument escalated between the two men, the encounter turned physical and the 49-year-old victim was stabbed, officials said.
Police officers responding to a 911 call found the victim, later identified as Guarionex Torres, with stab wounds to the neck and groin, authorities said. First responders rushed Torres to an area hospital, but he could not be saved.
Jesus Ramirez, 28, also from the Bronx, was taken into custody and charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the NYPD. A knife was recovered from the area, officials said.