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West Allis Police: Man dies from Thursday stabbing

Posted at 2:20 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 15:24:50-05

WEST ALLIS — A 37-year-old man has died after he was stabbed on Thursday in West Allis, police say.

Officers say they were called to the area of South 80th Street and West National Avenue just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday for a report of a man who cut another man with a knife. When they arrived, they found the 37-year-old man with a head injury and took him to the hospital. He later died on Friday.

Police say the 30-year-old suspect from Milwaukee knew the victim. He stayed on the scene and was taken into custody.

West Allis officers and detectives say the investigation is ongoing.

Charges have been referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.