Brothers Stabbed, 1 Dies, in Fight Over Parking Spot in Brooklyn: Cops

A 23-year-old man died and his 29-year-old brother was injured in a stabbing over a parking space in Brooklyn late Sunday, authorities say. 

Police say the brothers, who have not been identified, got into a fight with two other men around 11:30 p.m. on East 73rd Street in Georgetown. Police said 23-year-old Omari Dahan found a car blocking his driveway and when he honked his horn, a many from a nearby home came out.

The two got into a fight, and the man began punching Dahan, police said. Dahan's older brother then tried to help and got caught up in the melee. 

Both brothers were stabbed, the older one in the arm. Omari Dahan did not survive, police said. 

The suspects fled the scene in a gray or silver Volkswagen Passat, and police later caught one of them just as he was about to board a flight to Haiti, police said. 

The suspect, Jean-Paul Djems, was brought to the 63rd precinct stationhouse for processing. It's not clear if he has an attorney. 

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