Salman Muflihi Wiki – Salman Muflihi Biography
Salman Muflihi is the suspect in the stabbing of an Asian man in New York City’s Chinatown who walked into the New York County district attorney’s office and admitted that he had just “stabbed a guy on the block” according to Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Adam Johnson.
Salman Muflihi Age
Salman Muflihi is 23 years old.
Arrested – Charges
According to a criminal complaint, the suspect told authorities: “I stabbed that guy. If he dies, he dies. I don’t give a damn “, during the arrest process.
“This is a strong case with video evidence, eyewitnesses and a confession from the defendant,” Johnson said in a statement.
The suspect has been identified as Salman Muflihi, 23, of Brooklyn. Muflihi faces assault charges, as well as one count of attempted murder in the second degree and another count of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.
“We are continuing to investigate and may file additional charges if warranted,” Johnson said. Muflihi faces a minimum of 5 years in state prison and a maximum of 25 years.
Muflihi is charged with stabbing a 36-year-old man who was walking on the sidewalk at the intersection of Worth and Baxter streets, near the federal courthouse. The incident occurred around 6:20 p.m. on Thursday, the New York City Police Department said.
“Without any prior interaction, the defendant approached the victim from behind, grabbed him by the shoulder and stabbed the knife in the small of his back,” Johnson said. When Muflihi fled the scene, he said “I’m sorry,” a witness told investigators.
The wounded man said he “never saw the defendant and had no idea why he attacked him,” according to Johnson.
The man suffered significant injuries. His liver was punctured and he suffered major internal bleeding. Doctors at Bellevue Hospital removed one of his kidneys and his adrenaline gland, Johnson said, adding that the victim “is currently in the hospital in critical condition and he may not survive.”