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Man dead, woman hurt after stabbing near 10th Avenue and Buckeye Road

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Posted at 8:37 AM, Oct 31, 2021

PHOENIX — Police are searching for a suspect after a man was killed and a woman was hurt in a stabbing in Phoenix on Halloween morning.

Around 1 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a stabbing call in a neighborhood near 10th Avenue and Buckeye Road.

When they arrived, they found a man and woman with knife wounds. Officers learned they suffered their injuries during a fight with another man.

Both victims were taken to a hospital for treatment. The man later died at the hospital while the woman has non-life threatening injuries, police said.

The male victim was later identified as 21-year-old Jose Rodolfo Garcia Avila.

It’s unclear if a suspect has been identified or arrested in connection with the incident.