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Homeless, disabled vet arrested for Rittenhouse Square stabbing

Police say the attacker and the victim, both of whom have not been identified, did not know one another.

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Police have arrested a homeless, disabled veteran after a seemingly random stabbing in Rittenhouse Square left a 24-year-old man dead, ABC reported.

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Police said the attacker and the victim, both of whom have not been identified, did not know one another.

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The stabbing reportedly happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, when the suspect approached a group of friends celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. There was a brief argument, and the man stabbed one of them in the chest and fled, CBS reported.

The victim was then taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he died.

Matt Lee is a web producer for Metro New York. He writes about almost everything and anything. Talk to him (or yell at him) on Twitter so he doesn’t feel lonely: @off_Yellow.

 

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