Man stabbed near Central Park: NYPD

A 27-year-old Bronx man was fatally shot in Tremont early Saturday morning, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne

The man was stabbed in the torso around 1:20 p.m. Sunday, officials said.

A 27-year-old Bronx man was fatally shot in Tremont early Saturday morning, police said.
A 27-year-old Bronx man was fatally shot in Tremont early Saturday morning, police said. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dia Dipasupil

Police were looking for a suspect who they said stabbed a man near Central Park on Sunday afternoon.

The victim, 23, was stabbed in the torso about 1:20 p.m. near Columbus Circle and Central Park South, the NYPD said.

He was brought to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and was expected to survive, according to police.

The circumstances surrounding the attack were not immediately clear Sunday, but a police source said the victim is believed to be a tourist and did not know his attacker.

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