Williamsburg double stabbing leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured: police

Posted at 10:18 AM, Dec 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-11 11:18:15-05

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — One person is dead and another is in critical but stable condition after a double stabbing in Williamsburg early Sunday morning.

Just after midnight, police responded to a call of an assault on the 200 block of Heyward Street. When they arrived, they found two victims of an apparent stabbing.

Delvin Martinez, 31, had stab wounds in his torso and neck, police said. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The second still unidentified victim, a 29-year-old man, suffered stab wounds to his torso, neck and face, according to police. EMS transported him to the hospital in critical but stable condition.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident and police are investigating.

If you have any information related to this incident, submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.