Lynn Stabbing Victim, Suspect Identified

LYNN (CBS) — A man stabbed in a fight over money Sunday morning in Lynn has died, police said.

The stabbing happened at an apartment on Lewis Street around 10:22 a.m. Lynn Police said the fight began as an argument over money.

George McBrier, 50, of Lynn, was arrested and charged with the murder of 27-year-old Keenan Barr, also of Lynn, police announced Sunday night.

lynnstabbing1 Lynn Stabbing Victim, Suspect Identified

Police responded to this building in Lynn after a man was stabbed (WBZ-TV)

The Essex District Attorney’s Office said the victim was repeatedly stabbed in the chest and shoulder.

He was taken to Salem Hospital, where he later died.

“It’s dangerous, I mean obviously even in the daytime it’s dangerous and you never know who your neighbors are,” said one woman.

Police said McBrier was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Salem Hospital and then discharged into police custody.

The Essex DA’s Office is continuing to investigate.

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