New Year’s Day double stabbing suspect arrested in the Bronx

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NEW YORK, NY – A 52-year-old man has been arrested for murder in connection with a double stabbing he committed on New Year’s Day in the Bronx.

Shortly after the New Year, at 3:54 am, Ira Shane is alleged to have stabbed a man and woman in the area of 1850 Grand Concourse in the Bronx.

Police officers at the scene learned that a 63-year-old man with stab wounds to the chest and a 38-year-old woman also with stab wounds was taken to the hospital prior to their arrival.

The man was later pronounced dead. He was later identified as Sergio Garcia, 63.

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An investigation by detectives with eh NYPD’s 44th Precinct determined that the victims were involved in a dispute with an unknown individual who stabbed them in front of 1335 College Avenue. There are no arrests at this time. The investigation is ongoing.