A man was fatally stabbed in Denver’s Barnum neighborhood on Thursday night and police have a suspect in custody.
ALERT: #Denver Officers are investigating a stabbing in the 000 Block of Knox Ct. One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. No suspect info available at this time. Anyone with information is encouraged to call crime stoppers at 720-913-7867 pic.twitter.com/ciT41FnWSE
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 21, 2019
The stabbing happened near West Ellsworth Avenue and Knox Court, according to Denver police.
Officers were called to the scene and the victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. A man is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder.
An investigation is ongoing.