Man fatally stabbed after ‘violent’ argument

A Phoenix man is dead after an “argument turned violent” near 19th Avenue and Beardsley Road on Thursday night, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Officers were sent to the area just after 5 pm They found a person injured and several witnesses to a reported stabbing.

The man believed to have stabbed the victim had left the area but was quickly found by the police. He was detained without incident, said Sgt. Brian Bower with Phoenix Police Department.

The person stabbed was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

Neither man was identified by police.

Reach breaking news reporter Haleigh Kochanski at [email protected] or on Twitter @HaleighKochans.

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