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Man stabbed to death near Tower District in central Fresno, police say

Man stabbed to death near Tower District

Police are investigating a stabbing after one man was killed in central Fresno.
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Police are investigating a stabbing after one man was killed in central Fresno.

A 38-year-old man died Friday night in central Fresno after he was stabbed in the upper torso area, police said.

He has been identified as Christopher Harper.

It happened just before 9 p.m. near the Tower District, around Belmont Avenue and Park Street.

Lt. Bill Dooley said a witness told officers the victim was running and screaming while bleeding.

Officers found Harper and believe he was stabbed once.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said a disturbance between Harper, a female and male had occurred before the stabbing. Their identities are unknown.

The motive for the stabbing is unknown.

Police are asking for both individuals to come forward. Anyone who has had contact with Harper in the last few days is also being asked to contact the Fresno Police Department.

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A 38-year-old man died Friday night after being stabbed once in the upper torso in central Fresno. Larry Valenzuela

Marilyn Castaneda: 559-441-6087, @MarilynCast98.
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