Woman dies at hospital after Wednesday morning stabbing in Minneapolis

A woman in her 70s died Wednesday morning after a stabbing in Minneapolis.

According to Minneapolis Police, Metro Transit police responded to a reported stabbing at 9:40 a.m. in the area of Chicago Avenue South and East Franklin Avenue. There, a woman suffering from a stab wound was found in grave condition. Emergency aid was provided and the woman was taken to a hospital where she later died.

The suspect fled the scene prior to the officers’ arrival.

An investigation is currently underway with Minneapolis police receiving help from Metro Transit Police.

The victim’s identity will be released at a later time.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.