By Carol Tannenhauser
At 2 a.m., Friday morning, two men got into a dispute on the platform of the southbound #2 train at the W. 96th Street and Broadway subway station. “The dispute led to a shove,” a police spokesperson told the Rag. When the cops arrived, they found a 34-year-old man on the tracks with a laceration to his head. He was lifted from the tracks by EMS and transported to Mount Sinai Morningside hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries at 11 a.m.
At the scene of the altercation, police took a 28-year-old man into custody. Charges are pending.
Update – 1/21, 6:24 a.m.: The arrested individual is Andre Boyce of 55 Central Park North. He is charged with Manslaughter. The Daily News provides further details about the incident and arrest, as does The New York Times.