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NYC man dies after being struck in the head; person of interest in custody


A 40-year-old man died from a blow to the head during a clash inside a Harlem apartment building early Saturday, police said.

Cops called to the Frederick Douglass Blvd. building near W. 120th St. about 3:15 a.m. found the victim unconscious suffering from a massive head injury, police said.

A 40yr old man was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital after he was found unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the head inside of 2211 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Manhattan on Saturday June 8, 2024. 0847. A Person of Interest was taken into custody. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)
Cops called to the Frederick Douglass Blvd. building near W. 120th St. about 3:15 a.m. found the victim unconscious suffering from a massive head injury, police said. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)

EMS rushed him to Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, but he couldn’t be saved. His name was not immediately disclosed as cops track down relatives.

An autopsy has been slated to determine how the man died.

A 40yr old man was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital after he was found unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the head inside of 2211 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Manhattan on Saturday June 8, 2024. 0847. A Person of Interest was taken into custody. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)
Cops called to the Frederick Douglass Blvd. building near W. 120th St. about 3:15 a.m. found the victim unconscious suffering from a massive head injury, police said. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)

Another man, identified by police as a “person of interest” was taken into custody at the scene and was being questioned Saturday.

No charges were immediately filed.

 

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