BOSTON (CBS) – A man walking down Mass. Ave. in Boston was fatally stabbed during a fight early Sunday morning.

Witnesses said the man, who was in his 20’s, was defending his fiancee when he was stabbed to death near Boston Medical Center at around 7:30 a.m.

WBZ-TV’s Alana Gomez reports.

The man somehow got into an argument with a passing driver, who allegedly insulted the woman from his car.

“All of a sudden, he seen the car and so he started running down here. Next thing you know, there was an argument. I think he tried to swing…and when he missed, he got stabbed,” said Lisa Vieira, a witness.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Doug Cope reports.

The driver sped away, leaving his victim bleeding in the street. He died hours later at the hospital.

Friends said he had his family and his fiancee at his side.

Police did not release the victim’s name.

Authorities found the suspect’s car about a mile away from the scene, but have not yet tracked him down.


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