Ryan Carson, a 32-year-old Brooklyn man, was fatally stabbed multiple times in the chest by an unhinged suspect in a "horrific, brutal murder" on Monday12. Carson was waiting with his girlfriend at the B38 bus stop at Lafayette Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard after the pair left a wedding when the suspect confronted them12. The suspect, who has not been publicly identified, was acting erratic and knocking over scooters near the bus stop when he attacked the couple2. Carson was remembered by friends as a big-hearted activist and talented poet who once talked a mugger down from trying to rob him1.
Carson was a big-hearted activist who worked to make New York City a better place1. He once talked a mugger down from trying to rob him and was remembered by friends as a talented poet1. Carson's poem "Anxiety" expressed his fears over his own death and the inconvenience it would cause others1.
Ryan Carson's tragic death is a reminder of the dangers that people face in urban areas. Carson was a big-hearted activist and talented poet who worked to make New York City a better place. His legacy will live on through his poetry and the memories of those who knew him.