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New York man Shin Bin Weng identified as suspect in fatal Chinatown casino attack


The man suspected of fatally stabbing a rival at a Chinatown gambling den was identified by police on Wednesday evening.

Shin Bin Weng, 55, has been named a suspect in the death of Qi Rui Weng, 58, who died on Monday after being stabbed with a large kitchen knife following an argument inside the Division social club Street near Orchard Street, according to the NYPD.

Police said the two were not related.

The suspect had retrieved two knives from a nearby kitchen supply store before returning to the gambling den through a door that connects the two buildings, sources said.

In surveillance footage released by police on Wednesday, the suspect was seen walking through the store brandishing one of the blades.

Shin Bin Weng has been identified as the suspect in Qi Rui Weng’s death when he fatally stabbed him in a Chinatown gambling den.
NYPD

The victim was discovered in the restroom with a large knife still stuck in his chest and a smaller knife near his chair, the sources said.

He was rushed to Bellevue Hospital by EMS but could not be saved, police said.

New York Post

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