Teen charged with second-degree murder in stabbing of Peekskill athlete

Investigators say Joaquin Salazar was stabbed during a fight Saturday night in a parking lot.

News 12 Staff

Dec 1, 2020, 6:06 PM

Updated 1,291 days ago

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A 17-year-old has been arraigned in the stabbing death of a star athlete in Peekskill.
Police say the teenager is charged with second-degree murder in the of killing 18-year-old Joaquin Salazar.
Investigators say Salazar was stabbed during a fight Saturday night in a parking lot.
The 17-year-old is also charged with assault after police say he caused serious injuries to another victim.
He's now being held at a juvenile detention center.
Anyone with information on this stabbing is asked to call Peekskill detectives at (914) 737-8000.


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