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Shreveport police investigate fatal stabbing in MLK Area

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A man is dead following an altercation in the MLK area.

It happened around 7:30p.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of David Raines.

According to Shreveport Police, two males got into an argument which led to a physical altercation.

Authorities say one of the men produced a knife and stabbed the other.

The victim, identified as 32-year-old Frank Smith, was transported to LSU hospital where he died from his injuries.

Authorities tell KTBS 3 News that the suspect, identified as 51-year-old Carl Love, was interviewed by detectives at police headquarters but was not arrested.

It is alleged that Smith, upon arming himself with a blunt object, initiated an attack on Love, who reportedly stabbed Smith in response.

So far no charges have been filed, the investigation continues.

Stay with KTBS 3 News and ktbs.com for more details as they become available.

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