NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an Uber driver to death in the Bronx earlier this year.

Police said Sunday that 24-year-old Malik Evans had been arrested in connection to the incident.

Officers were sent to Hutchinson River Parkway East for a report of an assault just after 9 p.m. on March 2.

At the scene, they found 27-year-old Ganiou Gandonou, of the Bronx, sitting inside a vehicle. Gandonou was suffering from stab wounds to his neck and torso. He was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Gandonou was driving for Uber at the time.

Evans is facing charges of murder, attempted robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.


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