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Police are investigating a fatal stabbing

Posted at 7:09 PM, Apr 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-22 19:37:00-04

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took place in the Southern District of Baltimore.

On Friday, at around 6:30 p.m., police were called to the intersection of 3rd Street and East Patapsco Avenue for a report of a stabbing. When the officers arrived they found a 26 year old man suffering from stab wounds to the torso.

A medic was called and the victim was transported to an area hospital. However, due to the severity of his injuries and despite medical intervention, the victim ended up dying at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Detectives learned that the victim was stabbed during an apparent robbery and that the suspect fled on foot after the said robbery. However, detectives were able to obtain video surveillance footage of the person of interest.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Baltimore Police Department Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You can also submit a tip by downloading the Baltimore Police Department’s mobile APP on your smartphone.