Tucson police have now identified the man killed in a midtown stabbing Friday morning.
33-year-old Gary Lavier was found stabbed to death near Park and 8th Street.
MURDER INVESTIGATION: We just arrived on the scene a few moments ago. A man was stabbed near 8th & Park right by the U of A. Suspect ran off. We’ll have more on @kgun9 at 6:30am. pic.twitter.com/BaDmRSDGMX
— Alexa Liacko (@AlexaLiacko) April 6, 2018
Park Ave is shut down between 8th St. & 9th St. while @Tucson_Police Detectives investigate a homicide in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME. Additional details will be released later today. pic.twitter.com/JzoY8BuKv0
— Sergeant Pete Dugan (@SgtDugan) April 6, 2018
Just before 1 a.m., someone driving on 8th Street found the man on the ground and a woman -- later identified as his sister -- nearby, also bleeding.
The woman was hospitalized with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The man was involved in an altercation behind a nearby apartment complex before the stabbing.
Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1 or you can report information anonymously by calling 88-CRIME.