Sospechoso acusado de delito de odio por apuñalar a un hombre asiático en la ciudad de Nueva York

Un hombre acusado de apuñalar a un hombre asiático de 36 años el jueves por la noche frente al tribunal federal en Chinatown, Nueva York, será acusado de intento de homicidio en segundo grado como delito de odio, according to NYPD Detective Arlene Muniz.

Police say the Asian man was walking on the sidewalk at around 6:20 pm. when he was approached from behind by an attacker who stabbed him in the torsowith an unknown sharp objectbefore fleeing.
The victim was taken to an area hospital and is in critical condition, la policía de Nueva York dijo.
El sospechoso, 23-year-old Salman Muflihi, was arrested at 9:30 pm. Thursday and remains in custody, según el NYPD.
    The stabbing is the latest violent incident against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The string of recent attacks across the country has Asian communities on high alert and has galvanize a movement to denounce the assaults.
    The second-degree attempted murder as a hate crime charge was added on Friday to other charges Muflihi is currently facing, including assault, forgery and criminal possession of a weapon, la policía de Nueva York dijo.
    CNN is attempting to contact an attorney for Muflihi.
    El viernes, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio commented on the stabbing incident, citing thehorrible act of violence against an Asian American man out of nowhere, just pure hatred.
      What an injustice on every level,” él dijo. The Asian communityhas been through so much and suffered so much discrimination during the Covid era,” él dijo.
      De Blasio is encouraging the public to attend a rally at 1 pm. Saturday at Federal Plaza in New York City tosupport this effort in any and every way, because we have to stop hate.

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