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Man dies in stabbing in Detroit

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

A 57-year-old man died Thursday after he was stabbed in Detroit, police said.

A resident near Modern and Arlington reporting hearing noise outside at about 5:15 p.m. then spotted the victim bleeding on the ground nearby, investigators said in a statement.

Police are working to find the suspect, who fled in a silver van.

A suspect wearing a white shirt and blue pants was seen entering a silver minivan and fleeing north on Goddard toward East McNichols, according to the release.

Medics transported the victim to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.