Police: 2 men stab each other, one fatally, at Harlem mental health facility

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Friday, May 12, 2017

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Two men appeared to have stabbed each other, one fatally, as they fought inside a Harlem mental health facility.

The men, who both lived in the facility on West 132nd Street, got into a fight on the fifth floor sometime before 9 a.m. Friday.

A 44-year-old man was stabbed multiple times and pronounced dead.

A 39-year-old man was stabbed once to the neck and is in critical condition at Harlem Hospital.

Detectives said the two stabbed each other during an ongoing dispute.

A knife was recovered and police are interviewing witnesses to determine what happened.