Nov. 6, 2019 By Shane O’Brien
Police are looking for a suspect who fatally stabbed a man outside a homeless shelter in East Elmhurst yesterday.
The incident took place at about 9:40 p.m. last night in front of The Landing Shelter at 94-00 Ditmars Blvd., according to the NYPD.
Police officers observed a 38-year-old man lying unconscious and unresponsive on the street with several stab wounds to his torso. EMS arrived at the location and transported him to NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst where he was pronounced dead.
Police have not yet released any details about the murder suspect or the victim and there have been no arrests made.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @ NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.