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Police investigating after a fatal stabbing early Monday morning

Police investigating after a fatal stabbing early Monday morning

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YAKIMA, WA - One man is dead after a stabbing in Yakima early Monday morning. Yakima Police say it happened around 2:00 a.m. in the area of N. 20th Ave. And Jerome Ave. 

When officers got there, they found a man lying on the ground next to a parked vehicle in the middle of the road with a stab wound. 

The 26-year-old victim was taken to the hospital but died shortly after.

Police do have a suspect in custody and do not think that this is gang related. 

This is the 12th homicide in Yakima this year. 

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