11-year-old calls 911 during deadly stabbing in Detroit home, police say

20-year-old man dies in stabbing on Oakfield Avenue

DETROIT – An 11-year-old girl hid in an attic and called 911 early Wednesday morning during a deadly stabbing in a home on Detroit’s west side.

Police said a 20-year-old and a 32-year-old got into an argument in the home on Oakfield Avenue, which is near 7 Mile Road and the Southfield Freeway, and the 32-year-old stabbed the 20-year-old.

The 911 operator tried to walk the young girl through giving CPR to the victim, but he died.

Police said the suspect initially fled the scene, but was arrested on the same street.

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