Four people were killed and five others were injured during a bloody night in the city, including a 10-year-old girl out for a walk with friends, officials said.
The violence kicked off at around 11:30 p.m. last night in Manhattan when Michael Patalano, 48, stabbed a neighbor to death in the Hamilton Heights apartment building where the two men live on West 142nd Street, authorities said.
The men apparently had an argument before Patalano pulled a knife on the 49-year-old victim and knifed him in the chest, cops said.
The victim, Anthony Demarta, was later pronounced dead St. Luke’s Hospital and Patalano was charged with murder and possession of a weapon.
About an hour later in Brooklyn, a 32-year-old man was shot multiple times in the head and back after getting into a fistfight with the gunman at around 12:20 a.m. on Hancock Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police said.
The unidentified victim allegedly punched the shooter in the face before he was gunned down and the killer fled on foot.
At around the same in the Bronx, Kahleed Adams, 19, was killed when he was shot in the head on a Fordham Manor street, cops said.
The teen was approached by a group of four males at 12:30 a.m. on East 184th Street, before one of the men pulled out a gun and shot Adams dead, officials said.
No arrests have been made in connection with his killing.
The bloodshed continued in Queens when a 10-year-old girl in Far Rockaway got caught in a hail of bullets, one of which grazed her hip, cops said.
The girl was stepping out of her apartment at 1:30 a.m. with a group of friends when two males on bikes rode up and started firing at two other men, cops said.
The gunmen missed their intended target and struck the young bystander.
She was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition.
The two shooters are still on the loose, cops said.
Three more people were shot in Canarsie a little after 4 a.m. when a gunman opened fire on a group of people near Farragut Road & East 96th Street, police said.
All three were taken to a local hospital and are expected to survive their injuries, cops said.
The bloodshed ended just after 5 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens, when two men were shot on 163rd Street.
One of the victims, a 33-year-old man, was fatally wounded and pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital while a 32-year-old man was shot in the ankle.