Man Stabbed to Death During Dispute in Chinatown NYC

April 4, 2022

CHINATOWN, Manhattan—A man was stabbed to death during a dispute inside a building in Chinatown, according to police.

Authorities say they received a call about two men fighting inside 125 Division Street around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4, reports ABC7 New York.

Responding officers found 58-year-old Qi Rui Weng stabbed several times across his body. He was taken to nearby Bellevue Hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.

ABC7 ascertained that Weng was stabbed to death after a dispute inside what appeared to be an illegal gambling den.

Police are searching for a male suspect believed to be in his 50s. He fled the scene on foot after the attack.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Screenshot via ABC7

Welcome to Asian Dawn.

A customizable subscription slide-in box to promote your newsletter
[mc4wp_form id="314"]