YONKERS, N.Y. - Yonkers police have apprehended a suspect believed to be responsible for Monday afternoon’s fatal stabbing.
According to police, a 36-year-old Yonkers resident has been charged with first-degree manslaughter after allegedly stabbing his 49-year-old victim shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday at 5 S. Broadway in his torso.
The name of both the suspect and victim have yet to be released by police.
At approximately 4:07 p.m., police responded to the location and observed a man matching the description of a potential suspect walking on North Broadway. He was then brought into custody and interviewed while members of the Crime Scene Unit processed the scene for more evidence.
Later on Monday night, the suspect was charged. According to police, the initial investigation has revealed that the suspect and victim were in a physical confrontation at the scene of the crime before the stabbing took place. The suspect is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday afternoon.
Police are asking anyone with additional information to confidentially contact the Detective Division at (914) 377-7724 or by texting anonymous tips with the word ypd and the information to 847411. Tips can also be sent directly to police through the Yonkers Police Department Tips application which is available on smartphones.
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