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Posted on: February 11, 2023

Mount Vernon Police investigating Stabbing Death (2/11/23)

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Mount Vernon Police Investigating Stabbing Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 11, 2023

Contact:  Office of the Police Commissioner 914-665-2520


Mount Vernon Police Detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old Mount Vernon resident.

At 4 pm today, Mount Vernon Police were notified of a man lying on the ground in the area of N. Columbus Avenue and E. Lincoln Avenue.  

Members of the Mount Vernon Police’s Emergency Services Unit arrived on the scene and found the victim unresponsive with a single stab wound to his chest.  The victim was rushed to Mount Vernon Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification to family.

Mount Vernon Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the MVPD Detective Division at 914-665-2510, all calls will be kept confidential.  

You can also submit an anonymous tip via our “Text-A-Tip” by texting “MVPD” and your tip to 847411 or alternatively you can use the ‘Mount Vernon PD’ app, available via the Google Store or Apple App Store, to send an anonymous tip. 

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