Police searching for suspect in deadly Mesa stabbing

Posted at 10:52 AM, Jun 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-03 00:06:35-04

Detectives are searching for the suspect involved in a deadly stabbing in Mesa Saturday morning.

Around 6 a.m., officers responded to PLS Check Cashing near Stapley Drive and Broadway Road after receiving reports of a stabbing incident.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering serious injuries, a police spokesman said.

Another man told officers that the incident occurred near 2nd Street and Stapley Drive, officials said. The man also said he was an acquaintance of the victim and was driving him to the hospital before pulling over to call 911.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

Authorities say they're continuing to search for the suspect but the stabbing appears to have been an isolated incident.

The name of the victim has not been released.