Authorities confirmed Friday that a second victim has succumbed to his injuries after a hammer-wielding attacker smashed his way through a Sheepshead Bay restaurant earlier this week.
According to police, 34-year-old Arthur Martunovich entered Seaport Buffet at 2027 Emmons Ave. just after 5 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 15 brandishing a hammer, which he used to strike three employees before fleeing the scene.
Emergency Medical Services responded and rushed the three victims — all men, ages 60, 50 and 34 — to NYU Langone-Brooklyn where the youngest, Sheepshead Bay resident Fufai Pun, was pronounced dead.
The eldest victim has now died. His name has not yet been released and a third person remains hospitalized in critical condition, cops said.
Pun was the restaurant’s chef.
Martunovich was taken into custody just blocks away from the restaurant and has since been charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder and three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
According to reports, some patrons took cover from the scene inside nearby eatery Randazzo’s Clam Bar.
“I heard a bunch of people screaming ‘He’s killing people! Lock all the doors!,’” restaurant manager Samantha Randazzo told the New York Post.
The attack took place within the confines of the 61st Precinct.