Victim identified in north Minneapolis fatal stabbing

Joseph Matthew Pixley, 40, of Minneapolis, has been identified as the victim who was killed in a north Minneapolis stabbing on Friday.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Pixley died from a stab wound to the chest.

Police said officers were called just before 4 a.m. to the 2000 block of Queen Avenue North on the report of a stabbing.

1 killed in stabbing in north Minneapolis

When officers arrived, they found Pixley inside of a home who had been stabbed. Police said he was taken to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police continue to investigate what led up to the stabbing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Minneapolis Police Department at 612-673-2941.