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Man fatally stabbed at Bronx apartment; 1 in custody: cops

Posted: 10:39 AM, Feb 08, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-08 11:33:56-05
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FORDHAM HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A man was stabbed and killed during an assault at a Bronx apartment Friday night, police said.

Police responded to an assault inside a Bronx apartment on Valentine Avenue near East 187th Street around 8:45 p.m.

Officers arrived to find 32-year-old Christian Montez outside the apartment unconscious and unresponsive with a stab wound to his chest, police said.

A 60-year-old man was also found with a slash wound to his face, cops said.

Both men were taken to the hospital, where Montez was later pronounced dead, authorities said.

The 60-year-old man was listed in stable condition and was placed into custody, according to police.

A knife was recovered at the vicinity of the incident. The cause of the incident was not immediately known.