Cops hunt killer in Ditmas Park stabbing

Cops hunt killer in Ditmas Park stabbing
Photo by Paul Martinka

Cops are hunting the butcher who stabbed a man to death in Ditmas Park on Tuesday.

Police responded to a 911 report of an assault on E. 19th Street near Albemarle Road at 12:31 pm, when they discovered the victim suffering stab wounds in his chest.

Paramedics rushed the man to Kings County Hospital. where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses at the scene claimed the victim, named Eddie, lived on E. 19th Street and was acquainted with his killer.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

— Additional reporting by Paul Martinka

Reach reporter Ben Verde at (718) 260–2525 or by e-mail at bverde@schnepsmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @verde_nyc.
NYPD invesitgates the scene of a fatal stabbing in Ditmas Park.
Photo by Paul Martinka.