ROCKAWAY PARK, Queens — A 17-year-old male has been charged in the Wednesday stabbing death of a 19-year-old in Queens, police said.
The 19-year-old victim, stabbed in the torso near Beach 111th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, died at a local hospital, authorities said. A 24-year-old man was also rushed to the hospital in serious condition; he was stabbed in the left arm and shoulder.
The victim has since been identified as Carlos Roman, a Brooklyn man.
Police initially said two teens had been stabbed.
Officers took a 17-year-old male into NYPD custody. He has been identified as Benjamin Phillips, a Queens man. He was charged with murder Thursday.
PIX11 News' Aliza Chasan contributed to this story.