Man dies after being stabbed in north Phoenix; suspect found nearby

Posted at 7:56 PM, May 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-03 20:37:04-04

Police say a 58-year-old man was arrested after a deadly stabbing in north Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon. 

Police say just after 4 p.m. they responded to a stabbing call near West Hatcher Road and 19th Avenue. At the scene, they found a man between 35 and 45 years old that had a critical stab wound.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died.  

Witnesses contacted by officers said the suspect and victim were in some type of argument before the stabbing happened.  

Nearby, police located Israel Aguilera, 58, who admitted to stabbing the victim.  

He was booked into jail for second-degree murder.  

The victim has not yet been identified.