Fatal stabbing reported in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — Police arrested and charged a Lexington man after a fatal stabbing Tuesday afternoon.

Police were dispatched to the incident at 1:55 p.m. at 350 W. 11th Ave. in response to the stabbing.

When officers arrived, they located the victim who had been stabbed and was unresponsive. The man was pronounced dead on the scene by Davidson County EMS.

Derek Allen Gribble, 35, was arrested and charged with murder a short time later.

The victim’s name has been withheld pending family notification.

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