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Cortland Police Investigating A Homicide On Main Street

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Scene of early morning fatal stabbing in Downtown Cortland. (WXHC Photo)

The Cortland Police Department has reported a homicide that took place on Main Street near the Community Restaurant at about 2:15 this morning (August 29).

According to Police, two men were in a fight and one ended up stabbing the other in his upper torso area.

Police responded to the assault call and TLC personnel in the area transported the victim to Cortland Regional Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

At this time, no identities are being released.

A portion of the Main Street area by Groton Avenue will be closed off to pedestrian traffic until the investigation is over.

Cortland City Police are being assisted by the New York State Police Major Crimes Unit.

This is a breaking news story and we will have more details for you as they come out.

Update: Originally story had police responded around 2:30. They responded around 2:15 this morning, according to the press release.

(WXHC Photo)

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