NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD said a man was stabbed to death in a building’s boiler room in Queens Monday afternoon.

Police said they responded to a 911 call around 2:40 p.m. for a man stabbed at 123-27 Merrick Blvd.

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Officers found the 50-year-old man unconscious with apparent stab wounds to the chest. Police said the man’s girlfriend found him in the boiler room.

Residents told CBS2 the man was the building’s superintendent.

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“I saw the tape and then when I came down they told me the guy was stabbed. I said, ‘What?’ I was shocked because it wasn’t long since I spoke to the guy,” one resident said.

The man was transported to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

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There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.