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Man mortally wounded in Prize dispute at the Times Square Arcade

Accident in in prize area of arcade in times square on Saturday night led to fight between two men it ended when one pulled out out knife and stabbed another death- said the police.

Victim, Allen Stanford, 39 of Harlem, reached for a prize on high shelf at Dave & Buster’s when item fell and could hit a little girl who was with Jesse Armstrong, 41, police said.

Dispute between two men turned into a fist fight before Mr. Armstrong pulled out stabbed and stabbed Mr. Stanford, according to police.

Dave & Buster’s popular family- friendly place on West 42nd Street near Eighth Avenue, on which attracted celebrities like Beyoncé and Drake allows customers exchange tickets won in the arcade games for prizes like soft toys, candy, Sony household appliances and game consoles.

prize in the center of in deadly dispute on They say there was a drone on Saturday night. one Human who was informed on cause.

Around 10:45 p.m., officers answered a 911 call, police said. call about the attack in progress and found Mr Stanford at the scene with stab wound to the chest. He was taken to St. Luke-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was ascertained dead- said the police.

Dave and Buster said in statement: “We fully cooperate with police in their investigation. Our thoughts and sympathies with those affected by this horrific incident.”

Mr Armstrong, who, according to the police, lives in Morningside Heights in Manhattan, was arrested on a murder charge after being stabbed. He was waiting for judgment in criminal court in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon.

Sunday afternoon with in restaurant and the arcade are both open, several dozen customers wandered around gaming area filled with flashing lights and bells and provided with with player game consoles, HD video screens, old-fashioned mini basketball hoops and a prize claw machines.

Inside prize store in back cornertrinkets you could pay for for in Tickets won in arcades hung on spindles or sat on high shelves: colored fleece blanket for 1850 tickets; giant stuffed panda for 12,000; famous brand kitchen faucet for 130,000.

After visiting Dave & Buster’s on Sunday Kenya Woods of Manhattan walked out on the busy 42nd street with two relatives. Miss Woods said she went in knowing that a stab wound had been inflicted there the night before.

“Whatever happens, happens; you have no control over this,” she said. “That’s what it is like in Now New York, unfortunately. You can’t let this stop you from living your life.”

Susan S. Beachy contributed research.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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