CHINATOWN, Manhattan (PIX11) — In newly released surveillance footage, the man police are searching for in connection with a homicide is seen carrying a knife through a East Broadway kitchen supply store.
Police are searching for 55-year-old Shin Bin Weng, who allegedly stabbed another man — 58-year-old Qi Rui Weng — to death. Officials said the two men are not related.
Investigators have not said what the motive was for the attack, but they believe gambling was involved in Monday’s incident. A 911 caller reported a fight at a business on Division Street around 4:37 p.m. that day. When police arrived, they found a 58-year-old man with a stab wound to his torso.
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