Man fatally stabbed in dispute over robbery in Brooklyn

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
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NewsCopter 7's John DelGiorno over the scene of a stabbing in Brighton Beach.

BRIGHTON BEACH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man was fatally stabbed in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn in a dispute over a prior robbery.

The 31-year-old victim was stabbed at Neptune Avenue and Brighton 4th Street just before 6:30 a.m.

He was taken to Coney Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police quickly took the suspect into custody and charges are pending.

Detectives determined the stabbing stemmed from a dispute over a prior robbery.