Officers said they found a man unconscious on the ground on Christopher Street near Seventh Avenue around 4:20 a.m.READ MORE: Police: 5-Year-Old Boy Knocked Off Bike In Washington Square Park
The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 36-year-old Dashawn Bush, of Brooklyn.READ MORE: Reports: Top Cuomo Aides Allegedly Altered July Report To Conceal Number Of Nursing Home Deaths
Investigators said they determined the victim was involved in a physical altercation with another man, which lead to an assault that caused the victim to lose consciousness.
So far there are no arrests.MORE NEWS: 7 Hurt, Including 2 Children, After Car Slams Into Outdoor Dining Structure In Midtown
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