WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — An argument between two soccer players at a Washington Heights park turned deadly Sunday afternoon when one man fatally stabbed the other with a broken bottle, according to police.
Officers responding to a 911 report of a man stabbed at Fort Washington Park near West 165th Street and Riverside Drive found Ricardo Sanchez, 29, with wounds to his chest, arm, and neck around 3:55 p.m., officials said.
Sanchez, of Brooklyn, was rushed to an area hospital, but he succumbed to his wounds.
Ronald Guilcapi, 24, was arrested has been arrested and charged with Sanchez’s murder, according to the NYPD.
The two men were playing soccer in the park when they got into an argument, police said.
As the fight escalated, Guilcapi allegedly grabbed a broken bottle and used it to fatally stab Sanchez, authorities said.