LOWELL (CBS) – An 18-year-old man was stabbed to death near the UMass Lowell campus Monday night.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. near Lawrence Drive. The victim is not a student at UMass.

Police investigate a fatal stabbing at UMass Lowell, Jan. 28, 2019. (WBZ-TV)

He was taken to Lowell General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“The university issued a safety alert to members of the campus community. University police maintain a constant presence on all UMass Lowell campuses and work closely with Lowell Police to respond to any incident that occurs in the city near our property,” school spokesperson Christine Gillette said in a statement.

Police say it is an active investigation and there is no word on any arrests.

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