Wild melee erupts at New York migrant shelter as bottle-throwing residents are stabbed
A wild fight broke out over the weekend at a Manhattan hotel used as a migrant shelter, with three of the residents throwing bottles and then stabbing them in revenge, police said Sunday.
Brothers Jordy Torres-Cabezas, 33, and Dilan Pachecho-Cabezas, 16, threw bottles at another man, Alejandro Pollo, 19, at the Stewart Hotel on West 31st Street and Seventh Avenue around 12:55 a.m. Saturday, the agency reported. Police. .
It was unclear who they threw the bottles at, but one of the projectiles eventually hit 23-year-old Andiley Nazaire, police said.
Nazaire responded by stabbing both brothers in the back with shards of glass, police said.
The four men have been charged with assault, endangerment, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
The brothers were taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
Torres-Cabezas, Pachecho-Cabezas and Pollo list the hotel as their address, police said.
The 600-bed hotel is one of the city’s four humanitarian emergency and shelter centers for migrants as the Big Apple struggles to handle an influx from the US border with Mexico.
New York Post
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