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Teen killed, another hurt in Bronx stabbing

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Posted at 4:42 PM, Dec 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-08 16:42:50-05

LONGWOOD, the Bronx — A teen was stabbed to death in the Bronx early Sunday and another was injured, police said.

Officers responded to reports of a person assaulted with a knife on Simpson Avenue near East 163rd Street just before 6 a.m., officials said. Police found a 19-year-old victim. He'd been repeatedly stabbed in his torso. Officers also found an 18-year-old victim with a single stab wound to his torso.

The 19-year-old victim died at a local hospital.

No arrests have been made.

Police have not released additional identifying information for either teen.

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