Harlem stabbing leaves man dead, police on hunt for killer

Harlem stabbing
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A 30-year-old man in Harlem was stabbed to death at a street corner early on Sunday morning, police reported.

Detectives continue to seek the suspect behind the deadly attack, which occurred at about 2:02 a.m. on Oct. 29 at the intersection of West 134th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard.

Officers from the 32nd Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about the incident, found the victim with two stab wounds to his torso and a laceration to his face.

EMS rushed him to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have not yet released his identity, pending family notification.

The motive for the stabbing remains unknown and under investigation, police sources said. So far, no arrests have been made in the case; police have not yet provided a description of the suspect.

Through Oct. 22, the 32nd Precinct reported eight homicides year-to-date, one more than the total reported at the same point in 2022, according to the most recent CompStat report.

Anyone with information regarding Sunday’s deadly stabbing can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X (the platform formerly known as Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.