FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy.
We are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred on Fountain Street in the City of Fall River during the overnight hours. The victim is a 17-year-old city male.
— Bristol DA (@BristolDA) February 14, 2019
A spokesman for the Bristol district attorney says Fall River police responded to a 911 call about a stabbing during an altercation at about 11:55 p.m. Wednesday.
First responders found 17-year-old William Wheeler lying on the floor of an apartment suffering from an apparent stab wound. He was taken to St. Anne’s Hospital where he was declared dead just before 1 a.m. Thursday.
The stabbing remains under investigation and no one has been arrested.
No other information was immediately released.