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Tragedy in nursing home in New York: resident killed another in a knife fight – El Diario NY

A 71-year-old man was stabbed to death by his roommate during a bloody fight at a nursing home in Midtown West, Manhattan (NYC).

Police were called to the “Dorothy Ross Friedman” residence on W. 57th St. near 10th Ave. around 10:50 pm Tuesday on a report of an assault in progress.

When they arrived at the scene, the agents found the victim stabbed in the back. His 78-year-old roommate had cuts on his hands and was arrested to be interrogated.

He recovered at the scene. a kitchen knife, which is believed to have been the murder weapon. The victim was rushed to Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, but could not be saved. The names of those involved were not mentioned at the time. Neither of them had a criminal record.

The suspect was taken to the same hospital for treatment while in police custody. Charges against him are pending. Those prosecuted are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Dorothy Ross Friedman is a residential facility for seniors in the performing arts and entertainment industry and others living with HIV/AIDS. according to your portal.

An NYPD report warned that Fatal stabbings are up 29% this year in the city compared to before the pandemic (2019). Attacks with knives have become more frequent in various scenarios: streets, buildings, homes, buses, Metro, parties, schools and even commercial establishments and ATM areas.

Besides Violence between neighbors and roommates is a constant in New York. Every day in NYC, on average, about 747 incidents of domestic violence, including assaults, abuse, verbal abuse, and about 65 homicides annually.

In early October, a 41-year-old man was shot during a fight between neighbors in Staten Island (NYC), just 30 hours after a double homicide in Upper Manhattan.

In September, 81-year-old Frank Pompilii was stabbed to death while trying to break up a fight between neighbors down the block from his home on Staten Island.

After being searched for six months, in September a man was arrested on suspicion of shooting his roommate to death in the apartment they shared in Harlem (NYC), in an apparent argument over a soda.

In August a mother was attacked with hammers by her “roommate”, who left her two children seriously injured in Brooklyn (NYC). Days earlier, a 57-year-old man who was left in a coma several weeks after being punched by a neighbor and falling on Staten Island (NYC), died from his injuries.

In June, Terrence González died at the age of 31 in a New York prison where he was serving a sentence for shooting his neighbor Lateef Butler to death in Yonkers.

In May, a suspect turned himself in to police as allegedly responsible for shooting his neighbor in The Bronx. Another man died upon returning home after spending 11 days hospitalized after being stabbed by his Hispanic neighbor in that same county.

In March, a woman stabbed her neighbor, a 27-year-old father of two children, to death during an alleged noise discussion in a building in the Bronx. At the end of January, a 62-year-old man was murdered in his apartment in the Bronx and his Latino roommate was arrested as a suspect.

In December, a 46-year-old ex-convict turned himself in to police on suspicion of fatally shooting his neighbor in the middle of a long argument over the noise he was making in his Bronx residence. Also that month, a young 27-year-old model was stabbed to death by her roommate in a shelter in Midtown Manhattan because apparently he was listening to music at high volume.

If you are a victim or suspect that someone is being abused, especially if it is a minor or elderly:

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2023-11-30 16:11:00
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