Teen in custody in Hammond stabbing death

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

HAMMOND, Ind. (WLS) -- A 17-year-old boy was taken into custody Wednesday after a man was found stabbed in a Hammond, Ind., house, police said.

At about 1:30 p.m., the man was found with a stab wound to the chest in the 4900-block of Oak Street, Hammond police said. The man later died at a hospital.

The 17-year-old suspect was located shortly afterward in the 4900-block of Columbia Avenue in Hammond.

A motive was not immediately known, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hammond detectives at 219-852-2906.