Fatal stabbing near University of Minnesota

- Minneapolis police are investigating a fatal stabbing at University Ave SE and 13 Ave SE, which is just steps away from the University of Minnesota campus.

At about 7:30 p.m., officers found the stabbed man in a car, which was parked just outside of University Baptist Church. Emergency crews took the man to HCMC, where he later died.

Police say the victim, a man in his 20s, has died. Officers took another man into custody at the scene. Neither person is a student at the University of Minnesota. Police say the two men knew each other and had been friends. 

The case is still under investigation.Anyone with information is encouraged to text their tip into 847411 (TIP411). Enter MPD, a space, and then the information. These text messages are assigned a tip number and the police department has no way of identifying the source of the information.  All texts are anonymous. You may also call the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

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