Police are investigating another fatal stabbing that claimed the life of a 28-year-old man, who was stabbed in the chest outside a west end club around 2am this morning.

A 20-year-old man was injured, who was stabbed in the abdomen. He is currently being treated in the hospital, his condition remains unknown. He was rushed to King Edward VII Hospital (KEMH) in a private car.

A spokesman said: “Officers responding to the call found a 28-year-old man had been stabbed in the chest and was in and out of conciousness.

Speaking with TNN at the scene early this morning, Detective Inspector Kenten Trott said the identity of the victim will not be released until next of kin have been notified.

“The officers administered first aid until the arrival of Emergency Services. The injured man was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment to his injuries. He however, succumbed to those injuries and was pronounced dead by an on call physician a short time later.

“While the 28-year-old was being attended to, a 20-year-old man with a stab wound to his abdomen arrived at KEMH via a private vehicle.

“It is believed both men were injured during the same incident.”

The incident occurred on Somerset Road, near the junction with Hook and Ladder Lane in Sandys.

“What we’re asking for is the community’s help. There was a large gathering with a lot of people at Somerset Cricket Club.

“The incident occurred just outside,” said Mr Trott.

The area was cordoned off at 4am as police examined the scene.

Witnesses that could help the inquiry should contact 211 or 295 0011 or the Serious Crime Unit at 717 2345.

Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is urged to contact Detective Inspector Kenten Trott on 717-2345,  the main police number, 295-0011 or, the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.
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