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B'klyn man to be charged in stabbing deaths; says he was 'set up': report



The Brooklyn man accused of a 28-hour knife-wielding rampage that left four dead faced shouts of “rot in hell!” as he was led out of a police precinct Sunday, reports said.

Maksim Gelman, 23, shot back: “Shut up man! … This is bulls---. This was a setup.”

Gelman was set to be charged last night on four counts of murder, two of assault and two of robbery, among other charges, the Brooklyn district attorney’s office said Sunday

Gelman allegedly killed his stepfather, an ex-girlfriend he reportedly stalked and accused of ruining his life, the woman’s mother and a pedestrian he hit with a car, police said.

He also allegedly stabbed several other people and hit another while driving a stolen car.

Gelman was arrested Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing Joseph Lozito on a No. 3 subway, where MTA police and an off-duty cop wrestled him to the ground.

Lotizo, 40, who fought back and was sent to Bellevue Hospital, said: “I wasn’t going to go down without a fight,” he told the Daily News. “I took his best shots and I am still standing.”

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