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Suspect in custody after deadly stabbing in north Phoenix

Posted at 8:27 AM, Feb 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-13 23:02:42-05

A suspect is in custody following a deadly stabbing in north Phoenix on Tuesday morning, according to the Phoenix Police Department. 

Around 3 a.m. officers responded to a report of a cutting at a Circle K near Cave Creek Road and Peoria Avenue.

Police say the suspect, 37-year-old Ysidro Ramon Reyes, had entered the store, approached the victim from behind, and stabbed him. Ysidro then fled from the store, heading northbound. 

The victim was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead. 

After the incident, officers responded to an apartment in the area where they located and detained Reyes.

Police say the victim was a 54-year-old man, but his identity has not been released.  

No further information was immediately available.