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1 man dead after stabbing in Sacramento

Sacramento Police Department said the motive for the stabbing isn't clear at this time.

SACRAMENTO, Calif — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found stabbed at a Sacramento home, police said.

According to a press release, authorities were called to a home along the 7400 block of 29th Street around 1:06 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, for a report that someone had been stabbed. Arriving officers found a man who was stabbed at least once. The man was taken to the hospital and was later declared dead.

Police said they detained a possible suspect who was still on scene. While police say the motive is unclear, they believe the victim and suspect knew each other. No other suspects are outstanding. 

Investigators and detectives took over the investigation and are canvassing the area for witnesses and evidence.

The victim's identity will be released after next of kin are notified.

Anyone with information on the stabbing call the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357).

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