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Man stabbed during dispute at CVS Pharmacy in Queens

Posted at 12:51 PM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 12:51:54-04

WHITESTONE, Queens — Cops are searching for a man they say stabbed a 41-year-old in a Queens pharmacy when a dispute broke out, police said Wednesday.

The man accused of stabbing a 41-year-old in a CVS in Queens on July 16 is pictured. (NYPD)

The attack happened Tuesday around 6:50 p.m. inside of a CVS Pharmacy on Francis Lewis Blvd and 20th Road, authorities said.

According to the NYPD, the victim and the attacker were involved in a dispute when the attacker stabbed the victim in his left shoulder with an unknown object.

The attacker fled the scene after the stabbing, officials said.

The victim was taken to New York-Presbyterian Queens where he treated for his injuries, police said.

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