One Dead in Bushwick Stabbing

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One man had died after a stabbing, steps from his home in Bushwick on Monday.

At 3 pm on Monday, March 22, cops responded to a 911 call of a man stabbed at the intersection of Hart St and Knickerbocker Ave (83 Pct).

When cops arrived, they found 24-year-old Jose Perez Rivera, of Hart Street in Bushwick, with multiple stab wounds to his chest and arm. EMS arrived transported Rivera to the NYC Health + Hospital/Elmhurst, where he died.

Jonathan Hernandez, 21, was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with Murder in the Second Degree, cops say.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Anna Conkling

Anna Conkling is a reporter at Bklyner. She is a senior at The New School majoring in Journalism and Design.

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