ST. GEORGE, Staten Island – A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his roommate to death at a Staten Island shelter Tuesday morning, police said.
Authorities responded to a 911 around 8:18 a.m. of an aided man inside a shelter in the vicinity of Jersey and Brook streets.
Officers arrived to find 37-year-old Justin Gaston with a stab wound to his chest, according to police.
He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police arrested 27-year-old Raiquan Becheam. He faces charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon, authorities said.
According to police, the two men were roommates at the shelter and were arguing about the living situation.