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Man Stabbed To Death Near Temple University

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Homicide investigators are probing a fatal stabbing near the Temple University Campus in North Philadelphia.

It happened around 11 p.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of North Gratz Street.

Investigators say a 25-year-old man was brought to Temple Hospital with a stab wound of the chest and was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say they're investigating reports the victim had been involved in some kind of argument with another man just before he pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim. They say the suspect ran from the scene.

Police say they haven't recovered a weapon, but are continuing to interview witnesses. They say the scene is at the edge of Temple's campus but the victim is not believed to be a student there.

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