A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death outside a residence in East Harlem early Wednesday, police said. 

Officers responded to 58 East 117 St. around 1:30 a.m., and found the man, still unidentified, with a stab wound to his chest.

He was taken to Harlem Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the attack happened following a verbal dispute.

The NYPD said they have a suspect in custody later Wednesday, who has not yet been charged. DNAInfo reported the suspect was a 22-year-old man who had blood on him.