LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a deadly stabbing near downtown Las Vegas that left one man dead.

On Tuesday around 3:45 p.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of A Street near Washington Avenue after a report of a man, believed to be in his 50s, on the ground bleeding.

When officers arrived they found a man suffering from an apparent stab wound. Medical personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to police.

Police said that the victim and the suspect got into an argument that turned physical. During the fight, the suspect stabbed the victim causing him to fall to the ground, police said.

The suspect then left the scene running southbound on A Street before police arrived. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, believed to be in his 40s, with tattoos, wearing a dark shirt and dark shorts.

Police said that both the victim and suspect appear to be experiencing homelessness.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or visit to remain anonymous.