CORONA, Queens (PIX11) — A man died after he was stabbed in Queens overnight, police said on Friday.
Officers found Curtis Rippe, 58, with stab wounds to the torso outside a gas station along Horace Harding Expressway near Granger Street after they responded to a 911 call of an assault a few minutes before 12 a.m., according to officials. The victim was taken by EMS to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Police found that the victim was involved in a dispute with two men, who then fled the area before police arrived. A person of interest, a 26-year-old man, was taken into custody in the vicinity of the attack.
An investigation by police was ongoing Friday. No weapons have been recovered in connection to the stabbing.
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