Suspect in custody after man is found stabbed in Brooklyn (UPDATED)


A suspect is in custody after a man was found stabbed in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning.

According to police, at 7:56 a.m. on May 18 officers responded to a 911 call regarding a man in need of assistance at 98 Troy Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers found 18-year-old Jahmet Wilson-Freeman unconscious and unresponsive with a stab wound to his chest.

Paramedics rushed Wilson-Freeman to Interfaith Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death. 

An 18-year-old man — whose identity is being withheld at this time — was taken into custody at the scene. He was charged with one count of manslaughter.

Updated at 8:30 a.m. on May 20, 2022.