Police: Bronx man arrested in subway stabbing

(AP) - A New York City subway car became a scene ofbloody terror early Saturday when a Bronx man whipped out a knife andkilled a

NEW YORK - (AP) - A New York City subway car became a scene ofbloody terror early Saturday when a Bronx man whipped out a knife andkilled a fellow passenger.

The killing happened in front of horrified D train riders in midtown Manhattan at about 2 a.m.

Police said two men in their mid-30s had gotten into anargument.

Gerardo Sanchez, 37, pulled a knife and repeatedly stabbed the victim in the neckand face.

A train conductor was alerted to the fight and waiting on theplatform when the train pulled into a station at West 53rd Street and7th Avenue.

They say the Sanchez was standing over his bloodied victim whenthe doors opened.

Police say Sanchez has been charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
2 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Parents say a norovirus outbreak at P.S. 83 3 Norovirus at P.S. 83 Annex sickens over 100 students
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 4 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
VIDEO: Winter Wonderland at Yankee Stadium 5 VIDEO: Winter Wonderland at Yankee Stadium

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE