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Victim in fatal Tallahassee stabbing identified

LCSO investigating stabbing in Tallahassee
Posted at 10:20 AM, Nov 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-03 06:47:48-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Leon County Sheriff's Office has opened up a death investigation after responding to a stabbing late Thursday morning.

LCSO says the incident happened Thursday in the 5000 block of Matthew Carter Court, which is on the northwest side of Tallahassee.

Around 11:44 a.m., deputies went to a home in the area where a man had been stabbed. They say first responders tried to save the man, but he passed away from his wounds at the scene.

That man has been identified as 27-year-old Joseph Jackson.

Deputies say  the investigation is ongoing. If anyone has any information about the incident, you are asked to contact the LCSO Violent Crime Unit at 850-606-3400 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.