One un­der arrest in fa­tal Brook­lyn stab­bing

The Jewish Voice - - NEWS IN REVIEW -

(VIN) A 41-year-old man is un­der arrest in last night’s fa­tal stab­bing in Brook­lyn that took the life of a 23-year-old Jewish man, thanks to quick work by de­tec­tives at the NYPD’s 63rd Precinct.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports on ABC News (, eye­wit­ness in­ter­views helped po­lice iden­tify Jems John Paul as a per­son of in­ter­est in the dis­pute over a park­ing spot on E. 73d Street in Ber­gen Beach that took the life of Omari Da­han. Po­lice placed a travel alert on Paul who was picked up at the air­port by de­tec­tives as he tried to catch a Jet Blue flight to Haiti.

Paul was pos­i­tively iden­ti­fied in a lineup and is ex­pected to face charges in the in­ci­dent. Po­lice are con­tin­u­ing their in­ves­ti­ga­tion and hop­ing to lo­cate the sec­ond man who took part in the fa­tal as­sault.

Po­lice said that Da­han’s older brother came home to find his drive­way blocked by an­other ve­hi­cle and started honk­ing his horn re­peat­edly. When the driver of the car emerged from a nearby house, Da­han be­gan scream­ing and things quickly turned ugly.

Eye­wit­ness told CBS News (http://cb­ that the older Da­han was ex­tremely ag­i­tated and that af­ter go­ing into the house to ask his brother Omari for help, he re­turned with a child safety gate, hit­ting the driver of the parked car in the head with the gate.

As pre­vi­ously re­ported on VIN News ( a full scale fight emerged with one of the men pulling a knife. The two uniden­ti­fied men fled the scene af­ter stab­bing Omari Da­han in the chest and slash­ing his brother in the arm.

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