Cleveland police investigating deadly stabbing at RTA bus terminal

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are investigating a deadly stabbing that happened at an RTA bus terminal on Tuesday.

Police say at around 10:30 a.m., officers were called to the terminal on Detroit Avenue for a man who had been stabbed. The 31-year-old man was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Transit police were initially handling the incident and interviewed witnesses and detained a suspect. According to Cleveland police, preliminary information indicates the victim was arguing with his girlfriend, then the suspect and the victim got involved in a verbal argument that escalated.

Police say the suspect walked away and into the bus terminal, then returned with a knife and stabbed the victim several times. The suspect then reportedly chased after a witness and tried to stab him.

A 44-year-old man is in custody; the incident remains under investigation.

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