Suspect in fatal Times Square stabbing surrenders

August 23, 2010 3:33:29 AM PDT
Police have made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old man near Times Square.

The incident happened outside the Playwright Tavern on West 49th Street between Broadway and Seventh Avenue around 3:22 a.m. Saturday.

Police say Elliot Paulino was stabbed twice in the torso after an argument with 22-year-old Atdhe Gashi. Sources say the men were fighting over a woman.

Paulino was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Gashi turned himself in to police on Sunday. He is now charged with second-degree murder.


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