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.READ MORE: Dorchester Grandmother Killed By Stray Bullet While Sitting On Porch Identified As Delois Brown
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.
The Essex District Attorney’s Office said the victim was repeatedly stabbed in the chest and shoulder.READ MORE: Water Conservation Urged In Massachusetts Amid Dry Spell
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.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 1,831 New COVID Cases, 8 Additional Deaths
The Essex DA’s Office is continuing to investigate.