Eyewitness: Man killed for not saying 'thank you'

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PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- An statement implicit not saying "thank you" for opening the doorway of a Park Slope fume store ended with a 37-year-old antheral fatally stabbed.

"It was conscionable astir not saying 'thank you' for opening the doorway for him," worker Kharef Alsaidi said arsenic helium reopened Park Slope Convenience connected 4th Avenue Wednesday morning.

Alsaidi said erstwhile the unfortunate opened the doorway of the store conscionable aft 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, the fishy walked in.

The unfortunate asked, "Why don't you say, 'Thank you for opening the door'?"

The fishy responded, "I didn't archer you to unfastened the doorway for me."

The verbal quality rapidly escalated to a carnal altercation that spilled extracurricular the store.

The unfortunate taunted the suspect, telling him, "Stab maine if you tin bash it."

The fishy grabbed a weapon from his bicycle and stabbed the unfortunate the abdomen and neck.

"The unfortunate started screaming, 'He stabbed me! He stabbed me!'" Alsaidi said, arsenic helium stumbled backmost into the store, "bleeding each implicit the floor."

The antheral was rushed to New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, wherever helium was pronounced dead

The fishy biked distant southbound connected the 4th Avenue. No arrests person been made.

"I tried to deescalate the occupation by telling the guy, 'Just enactment the weapon away. He's not worthy it, it's not worthy it," Alsaidi said. "I did my champion to deescalate, but thing worked."

Anyone with accusation astir the lawsuit tin interaction police.

Call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline astatine 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) oregon for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You tin besides taxable tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website astatine crimestoppers.nypdonline.org oregon by messaging connected Twitter @NYPDTips.

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