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14-year-old stabbed multiple times on MTA bus in Northeast Baltimore

Posted at 5:06 PM, Jul 10, 2024

UPDATE: Police confirmed that the victim was 14 years old, not an adult as originally indicated.

A 14-year-old is dead after he was stabbed multiple times on an MTA bus Wednesday afternoon.

Around 1:18 p.m., officers responded to the 4200 block of Frankford Avenue to investigate a cutting.

When they arrived, they saw a teen, now identified as Cortez Lemon, with numerous life-threatening injuries in the 5400 block of Belair Road.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Police say the stabbing happened on an MTA bus after a verbal altercation.

A man was arrested in connection to this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2100.