Worker at Harlem eatery stabs two customers, one fatally: NYPD

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A worker at a Harlem deli/eatery stabbed two customers during a dispute Tuesday night, killing one of them, police said.

The victims, two men—one aged 25 and the other 29, got into an argument with the workers at a deli/eatery, located at Saint Nicholas Place near W. 155th St., after they were allegedly attempting to shoplift at around 9:45 p.m.

The dispute escalated and one of the workers pulled out a knife and stabbed both of the men. The men were transported by EMS to NYC Health & Hospitals/Harlem where the 25-year-old was pronounced dead. The 29-year-old has been listed in stable condition.

Police recovered a knife at the scene and took a 34-year-old man into custody, with charges pending.

The name of the victim has yet to be released.