NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The police arrested a teenager in the stabbing to death Washington Heights.
According to CBS2’s Cory James report, police said they had arrested 24-year-old Mike Kushnir for the death of 17-year-old Gerado Rivas.
The incident happened at about 2:15 am on March 27.
According to investigators, the teenager was was standing at the corner of West 181 St. Nicholas and Avenue Saint Nicholas when he was stabbed in the hand.
Authorities said Gerado then commanded medical staff who took him to a local hospital where he died.
Loved ones have created a GoFundMe site to help his family with the funeral.
They say that Gerado is very forgiving and always willing to help people, even if it’s just making someone smile and smile.
Currently, it is not clear what led to the stab.
Kushnir is being charged with murder.