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Dying Columbia student Davide Giri cried for help after being stabbed by reputed gangbanger

A Columbia University grad student stabbed to death in Morningside Park desperately cried out for help before collapsing, part of a horrifying random attack caught on video, according to new court papers.

“Help, I have been stabbed!” 30-year-old Davide Giri exclaimed as he stumbled off after being fatally knifed in the gut, a criminal complaint filed in Manhattan Criminal Court revealed.

Chilling surveillance video shows Giri, who was from Italy, being approached from behind and stabbed shortly before 11 p.m. Dec. 2 during a 20-minute rampage that also wounded an Italian tourist, the document says.

Vincent Pinkney was arrested for allegedly stabbing a person unprovoked on W110th Street at Morningside Drive in New York, NY around 11 p.m. on December 2, 2021.
Vincent Pinkney was arrested for allegedly stabbing a person unprovoked on W. 110th Street at Morningside Drive in New York, NY around 11 p.m. on December 2, 2021.
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The new details of the attack surfaced as accused killer Vincent Pinkney, a 25-year-old ex-con, was arraigned on murder, attempted murder, assault and assault charges in the case Sunday and ordered held without bail, authorities said.

Pinkney, a reputed gangbanger who has a lengthy rap sheet, also threatened a couple walking their dog before police nabbed him — and eventually found a knife in the pocket of the red hoodie he was wearing, the complaint said.

Davide Giri was killed on December 3, 2021 after being stabbed in the gut on Morningside Drive.
Davide Giri was killed on December 3, 2021 after being stabbed in the gut on Morningside Drive.
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The wounded tourist, Roberto Malaspina, had only been in the Big Apple for one day when he was also attacked but survived and was listed in stable condition.

Pinkney, who sources said is a member of the Everybody Killa, or EBK street gang, has 11 arrests dating to 2012 on a variety of charges.


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