NOPD investigates deadly stabbing

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New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal stabbing in the 2600 block of  Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Police say shortly before 3:15 this afternoon, officers were sent to investigate a call of a man stabbed in that location.

"Upon arrival, officers found an unidentified male victim," said police in a statement. "EMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries."

Police say anyone who has information should call NOPD Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy at (504) 658-5300, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at (877) 903-7867 (STOP). Callers to Crimestoppers do not have to leave their names and may be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.