UPDATED: One killed in Saturday afternoon stabbing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Allen County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim killed in a Saturday afternoon stabbing.

Randolph D. Bazile, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday in the 100 block of Wells Street. His cause of death is multiple stab wounds, and his manner of death is a homicide.

This is the first homicide for Allen County in 2021.

EARLIER: One man has died after a stabbing Saturday afternoon just north of downtown Fort Wayne near Promenade Park.

Fort Wayne Police officers were called on a report of a fight in the 1000 block of N. Wells Street at 3:12 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from stab wounds. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

The victim’s identity along with his cause and manner of death will be released by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

Police detained a person of interest at the scene. Officers are still trying to determine what led to the stabbing.

Later, police arrested Arthur Reeves, 32, on a preliminary charge of murder. Reeves was booked into the Allen County Jail.
No further information is available at this time.

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