LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating a deadly stabbing that left a 44-year-old man dead on the east side of the valley near Sahara and Eastern avenues.

It occurred in the 1800 block of Pacific St. at approximately 10:16 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2.

When officers arrived, they said they found the victim, later identified as Eric Enriquez, injured from a stab wound.

According to the initial investigation by police, Enriquez was at the residence when the suspect arrived and confronted him about an ongoing property dispute.

A fight then started, during which the suspect stabbed Enriquez before fleeing the area, police said in a release.

Enriquez was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Homicide Section by phone at 702-828-3521, or by email at homicide@lvmpd.com.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555, or online at www.crimestoppersofnv.com