Officers responded to a 911 call of a man stabbed at 88-27 187 Place in the Jamaica section just before 5 p.m.
Police found a 29-year-old man with stab wounds to his back and right hand.
EMS responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
A 50-year-old man, who police believe is the victim's uncle, was taken into custody.
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A machete was recovered at the scene.
Police say the attack took place in the basement of the location.
It's unknown what the argument was about.
Charges against the suspect are pending. The investigation is ongoing.
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