Man in custody after fatal stabbing inside homeless shelter in Manhattan

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police say a man was stabbed to death after a fight early Sunday inside a homeless shelter in Manhattan.

It happened shortly before 2 a.m. at the Basics Housing Men's Homeless Shelter on West 83rd Street.

Police responding to a 911 call found a 36-year-old man on the first floor with a stab wound to the torso and a 22-year-old man on the third floor with stab wounds to the torso.

Both were taken to Mount Sinai St. Luke's Hospital where the 22-year-old was pronounced dead.

The 36-year-old is listed in stable condition and was taken into custody with charges pending.

The stabbing apparently stemmed from a dispute between the two men.

The investigation is ongoing.

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