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Mayor Adams' Statement Following Last Night's Stabbing in Chinatown

February 13, 2022

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement in response to the stabbing of a woman in Chinatown:

“I and New Yorkers across the city mourn for the innocent woman murdered in her home last night in Chinatown and stand with our Asian brothers and sisters today. 

“The NYPD is investigating this horrific incident, and I thank them for apprehending the suspect. While the suspect who committed this heinous act is now in custody, the conditions that created him remain. The mission of this administration is clear: We won’t let this violence go unchecked.”


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