Man dies weeks after being stabbed during altercation

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A man who was stabbed during an altercation in mid-December has died.

Minneapolis police said in a news release the man, who wasn't been identified, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.

He was stabbed at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 19 near the 700 block of Spring Street Northeast and was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he stayed until he died.

A suspect has been identified and the Hennepin County Attorney's Office is reviewing the case, the release notes. However, police spokesperson John Elder told the Star Tribune no arrests have been made.

The medical examiner will release the man's identity and cause of death.

The Second Precinct plans to hold a community forum to discuss the incident and concerns people may have. Officials will also discuss having a block captain for a Neighborhood Watch group.

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