A deli worker was attacked, someone came across the counter and slashed at him with a knife. He fought back with a knife of his own, and the other guy got the worse of it. So, what happened? Did the city of New York throw the deli worker a ticker tape parade? Give him the keys to the city? A commendation for improving the streets and the gene pool? Nope:
Harlem deli worker charged with murder after fatally stabbing man who tried to attack him behind counter
Left unexplained in the article is why a guy who, according to the description given in the article, was simply defending himself has now been charged with murder.