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Police: Man stabbed, killed in Phoenix after argument

Posted: 9:31 PM, Oct 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-15 01:35:37-04

Police are investigating after a person was stabbed and killed in Phoenix Friday night.

Officers responded to the area of 18th and Peoria avenues around 8:30 p.m.

Witnesses told investigators the suspect cut the victim after getting into an argument, according to a police spokeswoman.

The victim, who was identified as a 39-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the suspect and victim knew each other and officers were gathering details to identify the person responsible.

No other information was immediately available.

ABC15 has a crew on the way to the scene.

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