Homeless man arrested in connection with stabbing of Eric Adams volunteer in the Bronx

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A homeless man was arrested in connection with the stabbing of a volunteer for Eric Adams’ campaign in the Bronx.

Following an ongoing investigation, police arrested 34-year-old Gary Oliver on July 2. He was charged with attempted murder.

According to police, at 2:30 p.m., on June 20, the 42-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by Oliver with a knife in front of 594 Morris Ave. Oliver then allegedly fled the scene with another man southbound on Morris Avenue.

The victim was taken to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln in critical condition and underwent surgery. A knife and ice pick were later recovered by police at the scene.

At this time, the second suspect remains at large.


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