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Columbia University Student Davide Giri Stabbed To Death Near Morningside Park; Suspected Gang Member In Custody

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A graduate student was killed and a student from Italy was injured in stabbings just minutes apart near Morningside Park Thursday night. Police say the 30-year-old Columbia University student who died was stabbed near Morningside Park just before 11 p.m. near 123rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue. Just a short time later, officers responded to another call about a 27-year-old man stabbed near West 110th Street and Cathedral Parkway. As CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports, police tape and flowers mark the spot where investigators found Columbia graduate student Davide Giri, 30, stabbed in the stomach. Police sources say a known gang member randomly...
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Columbia stabbing puts spotlight on school’s poor crime, safety record

Columbia University has one of the worst crime and safety records in the nation, according to multiple reports on higher education. The school’s record on student safety came into question when Davide Giri, 30, a Columbia grad student from Italy, was stabbed and killed Thursday night in Morningside Park, a few blocks from the university campus and a magnet for students.
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Columbia University murder suspect awaiting arraignment

As the suspect behind Thursday’s fatal stabbing of a Columbia University grad student was awaiting a court appearance on Saturday, the campus mourned yet another murdered classmate — and demanded that the school step up for their safety. “Take responsibility for this. At Columbia University, it’s the best students in...
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Columbia grad student murder puts spotlight on crime, safety record

Columbia College has one of many worst crime and security information within the nation, in keeping with a number of stories on larger schooling. The varsity’s document on scholar security got here into query when Davide Giri, 30, a Columbia grad scholar from Italy, was stabbed and killed Thursday evening in Morningside Park, a number of blocks from the college campus and a magnet for college kids.
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Columbia University student stabbed to death near campus on way home from soccer practice

A Columbia University graduate student has been stabbed to death near the Ivy League school's New York City campus while walking home from soccer practice. The student, 30-year-old Davide Giri, suffered a stab wound to his abdomen just before 11 p.m. Thursday near West 123 St. and Amsterdam Ave., at the north end of Morningside Park, according to the New York Police Department.
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thenewspig.com

Vigil held for slain Columbia University grad student Davide Giri

Tons of of mourners gathered on Columbia College’s Manhattan campus Friday evening to carry a candlelight vigil for Davide Giri, a graduate pupil who was randomly stabbed to loss of life close to the college. Many shocked college students attended the memorial for Giri, 30, who was attacked in Morningside...
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Columbia student stabbed to death in Manhattan

NEW YORK — A Columbia University graduate student has been stabbed to death near the Ivy League school's New York City campus. The student, 30-year-old Davide Giri, suffered a stab wound to his abdomen just before 11 p.m. Thursday near West 123 St. and Amsterdam Ave., at the north end of Morningside Park, according to the New York Police Department.
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Columbia Graduate Student Stabbed to Death on 123rd and Amsterdam

A 30-year-old graduate student at Columbia University, Davide Giri, was killed and a second man was wounded last night after being attacked by an armed assailant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Around 11 p.m., at 123rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Giri was fatally stabbed in the abdomen by a knife-wielding man. A second victim sustained non-fatal wounds after being assaulted by the same individual on 110th Street and Cathedral Parkway. Police ultimately took the main suspect into custody near Central Park, where he was purportedly threatening a third victim. Authorities have identified the suspect as 25-year-old Vincent Pinkney, a man with gang history and 16 prior arrests who was on parole.
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New York Post

Police claim to find knife used in fatal stabbing of Columbia grad student Davide Giri

A photo obtained by The Post shows the knife that cops say a gang member used to kill a Columbia University grad student and wound an Italian tourist in Upper Manhattan. The white-handled boning knife — with a 6-inch blade — was allegedly seized from suspect Vincent Pinkney, 25, when he was busted in Central Park after the bloody rampage late Thursday.
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