Brooklyn bar stabbing leaves man dead, suspect at large: cops

File photo of Brooklyn stabbing scene
FILE – Police investigate a crime scene in Brooklyn
File photo/Lloyd Mitchell

Brooklyn detectives are looking for the suspect who stabbed a man to death at a local bar early on Sunday morning.

Police said the deadly attack occurred at about 2:52 a.m. on April 7 at Catch 22, located at 7221 3rd Ave. in Bay Ridge.

Officers from the 68th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about the incident at the location, found the victim, a 37-year-old man, with a stab wound to his torso.

EMS rushed the man to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police have withheld his identity, pending family notification.

Catch 22 bar in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
The Catch 22 bar in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where a man was stabbed dead on April 7, 2024.Photo via Google Maps

The 68th Precinct is one of the safest in the city; the most recent CompStat report indicated that year-to-date, the command had zero homicides through March 31. Overall crime was down 5.81% through the first quarter of 2024.

Police sources did not disclose a possible motive for the deadly attack, or release details about the suspect’s description.

Thus far, no arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide 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.

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