NEW YORK - A smoke shop worker faces murder charges after allegedly stabbing a homeless man to death in the store.
Officers found 59-year-old Kenneth Fair unconscious with a stab wound to his neck. EMS took him to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi but it was too late to save his life.
Police say that Fair was in an argument with a store employee when Vernon Gowdy, 54, came up from behind and stabbed him.
The New York City Police Department says that Gowdy faces murder, manslaughter, and weapons charges.