BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Police have publicly identified a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man in Chinatown on Monday.
Cops are asking for the public’s help in tracking down Shen Bin Weng, 55, who is wanted in connection with the homicide at a social club at 125 Division St. The New York Post called the spot a “gambling den.”
Hipsters have dubbed this area Dimes Square.
The victim Qi Rui Weng (no relation), 58, of Queens was stabbed in the torso sometime before 4:30 p.m. on April 4 and pronounced dead at Bellevue Hospital.
Police released photos and video of the suspect. The photos show him nearby before the stabbing occurred.
The first video clip shows him inside of San Jiang Trading, a kitchen supply store at 136 East Broadway, shortly before the incident. The second video clip shows him walking south on Pike Street shortly after the incident.
Police did not release an address for the suspect.
Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips. All tips are strictly confidential.