Cops investigate fatal stabbing in Soundview

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Photo Camille Botello

Police in the Bronx are investigating a deadly stabbing near an apartment building early on Wednesday morning.

Officers from the 43rd Precinct responded to a 911 call about a person stabbed at approximately 2:39 a.m. on June 5 in front of 945 Underhill Ave. in Soundview.

When officers arrived, they found a man, whose age is unknown at this time, bloodied and with a stab wound to the chest, law enforcement sources said.

EMS  brought the victim to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi where he was pronounced dead. Police are withholding the victim’s identity pending family notification.

Police do not yet have a motive for the stabbing or a description of the suspect(s) involved. No arrests have been made at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at, or on X (formerly Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

The 43rd Precinct saw a nearly 67% drop in murders year-to-date from 2023. Overall crime is also down nearly 17% during the same period last year in the area, according to the latest crime statistics.

This story was originally published by affiliate AMNewYorkMetro. 

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