NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A teenager died Thursday after being stabbed on the street in Brooklyn.
As CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports, police are questioning a person of interest at the 81st Precinct.READ MORE: Bodycam Video Shows Moments Before NYPD Lieutenant Was Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Police say the deadly altercation may have stemmed from an argument over a parking spot.
The residential block of Decatur Street off Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant was a crime scene Thursday.
Police say around 2:30 p.m., a 15-year-old boy named Tory Lovik was on the street when sources tell CBS2 he got into some sort of parking dispute with a 48-year-old man.READ MORE: Several People Shot Outside Queens Laundromat, Police Investigating
The argument escalated and investigators believe the 48-year-old man stabbed Tory in the chest.
The teenager was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he died.
The latest NYPD data shows felony assaults are up 8% citywide compared to this time last year and murders are up 13.5%.
Police say the victim’s father arrived at the scene shortly after the altercation, but investigators are still trying to piece together the sequence of events.MORE NEWS: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
At this hour, no charges have been filed.