BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a stabbing left one man dead early Sunday morning in southeast Baltimore.

Police were called to a home along the 100 block of Rochester Place around 2:30 a.m.

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When responding officers arrived they found a Hispanic male who was suffering from stab wounds.

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The victim was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Homicide detectives investigating learned the victim had been in a verbal altercation with an acquaintance. That altercation escalated and became violent.

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.