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Man dies after being kicked down a flight of stairs at Penn Station: NYPD

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A man died of his injuries after he was kicked down the stairs at Penn Station on Tuesday night.

According to police, at 11:11 p.m. on Aug. 4, officers responded to a call regarding an unconscious man at Penn Station, near the entrance at 34th Street and 7th Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers and EMS found an unidentified man at the bottom of the stairway.

Sources familiar with the investigation stated that the victim was chased by an unknown suspect with a knife. Once the victim reached the staircase, the suspect kicked him, causing him to fall and suffer head trauma as a result.

The victim was rushed to NYU Langone Hospital, where he ultimately died of his injuries. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

The suspect is described as an adult male with dark complexion, bald with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored t-shirt and dark-colored pants.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Updated at 9:02 a.m. on Aug. 6.

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