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Two Men Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Bouncer

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New York City police arrested two men Thursday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a bouncer outside of a Manhattan bar.

The suspects, identified as Jonathan Gonzalez-Alvarez, 21, and Luis Almanzar, 30. are each facing murder charges for the attack launched upn 29-year-old Arsene Epouta.

Authorities said Epouta was stabbed several times in the torso around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday after he forced several people out of La Casa Del Mofongo following a fight that moved from inside the bar and quickly spilled onto the street.

Epouta was rushed to New York Presbyterian Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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