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NYPD Nab Man for Fatal Stabbing Outside East Elmhurst Shelter

94-00 Ditmars Ave (Google Maps)

Nov. 8, 2019 By Allie Griffin

Police have arrested a man for the fatal stabbing of a 38-year-old man outside an East Elmhurst homeless shelter earlier this week.

Police arrested 34-year-old Richardo Henry of Brooklyn and charged him with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

The NYPD responded to a call on Nov. 5 at 9:40 p.m. outside The Landing Family Shelter, at 94-00 Ditmars Blvd. and found Henry’s 38-year-old victim unconscious and unresponsive with puncture wounds to his torso.

EMS rushed the victim to NYC Health and Hospitals/ Elmhurst, where he was pronounced dead.

The homeless shelter where the victim was found houses 169 families and was converted to a shelter from a hotel in 2015.

The shelter when it was still the Clarion Hotel (Google Maps)

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Mac

From Brooklyn?? DeBlasio and his appointed head of homeless keep on telling everyone the people in the shelter system are from the zip codes where the shelters are being put. Liars!!

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