Teen sisters stabbed and one fatally in fight outside NYC deli

According to the NYPD, two teenage sisters were stabbed, with one of them tragically losing her life, during a fight that took place outside a deli in New York City on Sunday morning. Police went to the deli Slope Natural Plus in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn after receiving a 911 call about an ongoing assault. The deli is located at the corner of St. Mark’s Place and Fourth Avenue. This happened around 2:20 a.m.

“When the officers arrived, they saw a 19-year-old girl who had been stabbed in the chest, and another 19-year-old girl who had been stabbed in the arm,” said a police spokesperson in a news release.

The two teenage sisters were transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Sadly, one of them was declared deceased, while the other is currently in stable condition. No one has been arrested yet and the victims have not been identified because their families have not been notified.

The sisters were named Samiya and Sanyia Spain by WABC. They are twins. According to reports, they were stabbed after refusing the advances of a drunk man while ordering beef patties. According to WABC, Samiya Spain was reported as the victim.

A homicide occurred shortly after a 61-year-old man parked illegally outside a Shell gas station in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn. The man was allegedly killed by a 30-year-old tow truck operator after a disagreement. The most recent crime statistics from the NYPD, recorded on March 10, indicate that there have been 55 murders in 2024. This is a decrease of almost 25% compared to the 73 murders that had occurred by the same time in 2023.

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Crimes on the city’s subways have increased by 13% compared to last year. However, even though New York Governor Kathy Hochul has sent 750 National Guard troops to the city’s subways to address the increase in crime underground, most major crimes throughout the city have decreased significantly compared to the time when COVID-19 was widespread.

The number of rapes has decreased by 8.4%, and burglaries have decreased by 13.3%. The number of people injured in shootings has gone down by almost 20%, and the number of shooting incidents has decreased by 17%.

In addition to crimes that occur during transit, the statistics also include other crimes that have increased compared to the previous year. These include robberies, which have increased by 5.4%; felony assault, which has increased by 1.8%; and misdemeanor assault, which has increased by almost 10%. And, the rate of petit larceny has increased by less than one percent.

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