New York Bodega Worker Says He Stabbed Man in Self-Defense

July 8, 2022
A New York store clerk was arrested after stabbing a man in self-defense. It happened at a bodega in Harlem. Police say a young mom tried to buy a bag of chips for her daughter but her card was rejected. Her boyfriend came bursting into the store and shoved Jose Alba. Video shows Alba getting pummeled until he grabs a knife, fatally stabbing the man. Alba's bail was set at $250,000 until it was reduced to $50,000. He was released after spending six days on Rikers island.