LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man was stabbed to death after trying to break up a fight between his girlfriend’s children near the Las Vegas Strip, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment complex in the 3900 block of Koval Lane near Flamingo Road around 7:20 p.m.

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When officers arrived at the apartment they found a man in his 40s suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

According to police, a mother, her boyfriend, and her two children were in the apartment at the time of the incident. There was a verbal argument that ensued between the children that escalated into a physical fight.

The mother and her boyfriend attempted to break the fight up when one of the kids, identified as a 15-year-old male, grabbed a knife and stabbed the boyfriend, police said.

According to police, everyone involved with the incident is either in custody or cooperating with the investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation, check back for updates.