Man dead after stabbing in Wheaton

A man is dead after a stabbing in Wheaton, Maryland, that began with a fight on a Metrobus.

Montgomery County police said it happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on University Boulevard and Amherst Avenue.

The stabbing occurred after a fight broke out between two men on a Metrobus. The two got off the bus before one man stabbed the other and ran away, according to officials.

Officers are looking for the suspect and have shut down a portion of Amherst Avenue, from University Boulevard West to Reedie Drive, for their investigation.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Below is a map where the stabbing took place:

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Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He is a reporter and the creator, host and producer of the original WTOP podcast, “DMV Download.” The podcast debuted in 2022. On the show, Garrett takes a weekly look at the biggest stories and ideas in the D.C. region.

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