SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, Queens — A resident of a Queens hotel being used as a homeless shelter was fatally stabbed by another shelter resident, officials said.
The 33-year-old resident of the Garden Inn & Suites shelter site was stabbed at around 10 p.m. Wednesday during a fight in nearby Baisley Pond Park, police said. He was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital.
A 28-year-old man with a slash wound to his leg was arrested at the scene. Charges against him were pending Thursday.
A security guard at the shelter who intervened in the fight suffered stab wounds to his right leg and right hand.
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