A male was fatally stabbed in Takoma Park Wednesday night, police said.

Takoma Park police wrote in a press release that around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, a male was found with a stab wound in a parking lot near the 1300 block of University Boulevard. He was taken to the hospital and later died from his injuries, police said.

Cathy Plevy, a police spokeswoman, said in an interview Thursday that the victim was found in the parking lot of a shopping center that includes India Sari Palace. The area is close to the Prince George’s County border.

Police said they are investigating the victim’s death as a homicide. They did not release his identity or share any other details Wednesday night.

Police had no additional details Thursday morning.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at 301-270-1100.


This story will be updated.

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