NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Columbia University student was stabbed to death overnight near Morningside Park, where a second victim was also stabbed in what police are calling a pair of unprovoked attacks. A 25-year-old man was taken into custody. The stabbings happened within 15 minutes of each other.
Police said the 30-year-old Columbia student was stabbed in the stomach around 11 p.m. near the park. Officers found him by the corner of West 123rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but later died.