Lawyer: Stabbing Suspect Denies Allegations

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“We categorically deny all the allegations,� said Neville Mitchell, a Manhattan attorney who is representing Moore. “We look forward to contesting this matter in court—he should be afforded due process.�

(Mitchell, in bow tie, represents stabbing suspect Moore. Here Mitchell appeared at a recent news conference to annouce a toll free number 866-MY LAWYA for African American males arbitrarily stopped and frisked by police to call for lawyers. Behind him is Julian Harper of 100 Blacks In Law Enforcement Who Care, next to him is Royce Russell, esq., and 100 Black's Noel Leader).

The alleged suspect in the stabbing Monday of a deliveryman in Queens who surrendered today to the Queens District Attorney’s office denies the allegations against him, The Black Star News has learned.

He is described as a young African American male in his 20s named David Moore. The Black Star News has learned that his most recent employment was as a building security guard in Harlem.

The Police say that a surveillance camera captured images of a young man who appeared to be holding a knife, as he headed downstairs in a Queens building. The Police believe he is the suspect in the stabbing inside a 21st Street apartment. The victim is said to have been stabbed three times in a building on Long Island City.

“We categorically deny all the allegations,� said Neville Mitchell, a Manhattan attorney who is representing Moore. “We look forward to contesting this matter in court—he should be afforded due process.�

Mitchell said Moore surrendered to DA Richard A. Brown’s office because he didn’t want his client to be “roughed� up at the 114 precinct. “There are a bunch of thugs in the Police Department who shouldn’t be wearing uniform,� Mitchell said.
Moore is expected to be arraigned sometime tomorrow afternoon said Kevin Ryan, spokesperson for DA Brown. He said Moore surrendered at 5:30 PM and that detectives from the 114 took him into custody at 7 PM.

Moore is said to live with a girlfriend and the two are expecting a baby sometime in November. Charges could include robbery, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, or attempted murder.

The stabbing victim is reportedly 39 years old and is expected to recover from the injuries.

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