Las Vegas police: Altercation leads to deadly stabbing

Stabbing investigation on July 25, 2022.
Stabbing investigation on July 25, 2022.(FOX5)
Published: Jul. 25, 2022 at 10:13 AM PDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2022 at 2:00 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) is investigating a fatal stabbing Monday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred at about 9:05 a.m. in the 3500 block of Full Sail Drive, near the intersection of Gowan Road and Pecos Road.

In a press conference, LVMPD Homicide Lieutenant Jason Johansson provided details about the stabbing.

According to Johansson, a witness called in that there was a man that was stabbed in front of a house. Responding officers located a black man near the age of 20 with multiple stab wounds lying in the middle of the street.

Despite life-saving attempts, the man died on the scene.

Johansson explained that the preliminary investigation revealed that there was an altercation, which resulted in the victim being stabbed, between the victim and another man about three houses down from where he was found.

Johansson said the man fled the scene.

LVMPD has detained a man that they believe is the suspect of the stabbing, but is working to confirm his identity.