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Man stabbed to death near downtown likely homeless, police say

Updated May 31, 2023 - 8:11 am

A man who was stabbed Tuesday afternoon has died, police said.

The Metropolitan Police Department said officers responded at 3:45 p.m. to a report of a male stabbed near the 1000 block of A Street, near North Main Street and West Washington Avenue, north of downtown Las Vegas.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lt. Jason Johansson said the victim was stabbed in a fight, and that both men involved in the fight appeared to be homeless.

No arrest has been made. Johansson said a man who appeared to be in his 40s left the scene and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Contact Brett Clarkson at bclarkson@reviewjournal.com. Contact Mark Credico at mcredico@reviewjournal.com. Follow him on Twitter @MarkCredicoII.

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