Deadly jealousy: man stabbed in fight with his girlfriend’s ex-partner in New York

NYDP investigates the case.

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A man has died when his partner’s ex-boyfriend apparently stabbed him during a heated dispute at an apartment in Brooklyn (NYC).

Christopher Reid, 33, was seriously stabbed in the chest shortly after 4pm on Monday when a fight broke out between him and another man police believe is his partner’s ex-boyfriend. The crime took place inside an apartment building at 2180 Fulton Street near Truxton Street, in the brownsville neighborhood, authorities said.

Reid was rushed to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The suspect fled after the fatal stabbing, police said.

Investigators know who he is, but he had not been located, reported yesterday New York Post, without giving more details.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information should call. at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.

in that same neighborhood Brownsvillelast month a man stabbed a 16-year-old girl when she was walking backwards on a street in broad daylight and the dramatic attack was caught on security camera.