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Missoula police investigate fatal stabbing

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Posted at 10:17 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 12:17:06-05

MISSOULA - A man is dead following a late Wednesday night stabbing in Missoula.

Missoula Police Department spokesman Sgt. Travis Welsh says officers responded to reports that a male had been stabbed in the 2000 block of South Avenue West at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Welsh says that when officers arrived found an 18-year-old Missoula man suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The officers immediately began life-saving measures before the man was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased, according to a news release.

An investigation is underway and Welsh says police are following several leads in an effort to locate a suspect.

Anyone with information that could aid the investigation is asked to contact the Missoula Police Department at (406) 396- 3217.