By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in northwest Baltimore Monday morning.

Officers were called to the 3300 block of Burleith Avenue around 7:44 a.m. for a reported stabbing.

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When they arrived, they found a 44-year-old man suffering from several stab wounds. The victim was taken to Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Police arrested a 39-year-old man in connection to the stabbing. According to detectives, there was an altercation between the two men, who have family ties, at the victim’s home.

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It marks the 300th homicide in the city this year.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Homicide detectives, at 410-396-2100.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line, at 1-866-7LOCKUP. You can also anonymously text a tip by visiting the Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland website.

CBS Baltimore Staff