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Suspect in deadly Queens stabbing caught on camera

The suspect in a deadly stabbing on a Jackson Heights, Queens street on June 12, 2020. (Screenshot via video provided by NYPD)

Police found a man stabbed to death in Jackson Heights Friday night, according to authorities.

Police received a call just before 7:30 p.m. on June 12 regarding an assault in front of 82-15 Northern Boulevard. Upon arriving at the scene, officers from the 115th Precinct found 21-year-old Nicolas Caicedo-Velasquez, of 77th Street, with multiple stab wounds to his chest.

EMS arrived and transported Caicedo-Velasquez to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where he was pronounced dead.

There have been no arrests, but cops are searching for a man wanted in connection with the homicide. Police described the suspect as having a light complexion, slim build and a beard. He was last seen wearing an orange/red polo shirt, a black baseball cap, blue jeans, black sneakers and a black crossbody bag.

The NYPD released surveillance video and images of the suspect Saturday morning.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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