Man Stabbed Neighbor to Death With Scissors in Harlem, Police Say

By Aidan Gardiner on December 11, 2012 8:22am 

 Keith Warney was stabbed in the neck with a pair of scissors, killing him, on Monday December 10, 2012.
Keith Warney was stabbed in the neck with a pair of scissors, killing him, on Monday December 10, 2012.
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HARLEM — A 41-year-old man has been arrested for stabbing his next-door neighbor to death with a pair of scissors, according to the NYPD.

Saladin Saunders got into a fight with Keith Warney, 45, about 8 p.m. on December 10 inside of 55 W. 110th St., where they both lived, police said.

Warney drew a gun, police said, prompting Saunders to pull the scissors and stab Warney in the neck, cops explained.

Warney was taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, where he died, police said.

Saunders fled, but was captured a short while later after police released a description of him.

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