Columbia University student killed, tourist injured in unprovoked stabbings near N.Y.C. park

By: | December 3, 2021

A Columbia University student was fatally stabbed and a tourist was injured Thursday in unprovoked stabbings near a popular New York City park, according to police.

The attacks took place around 11 p.m. in the area of Morningside Park in upper Manhattan.

The 30-year-old Columbia student was stabbed in the stomach at 123rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, a New York City Police Department spokesperson said.

The 27-year-old tourist was stabbed in the torso at 110th Street and Cathedral Parkway.

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