Tampa police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed early Friday morning.
Police said they were called to West Sligh and North Packwood avenues about 3:45 a.m. after the boy was “involved in an altercation with the suspect,” Tampa police said in a news release.
The boy was stabbed during the fight, police said. A witness took him to a nearby hospital where he died, police said.
“Although early in the investigation, this does not appear to be a random act,” the news release states.
Police said detectives are following-up on several leads. No other details were provided.
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