Police Investigating Fatal Stabbing in Downtown Reno

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RENO, NV - A man is dead after being stabbed during a fight early Friday morning.

Police say they were called to the 500 block of S. Virginia St. on the report of a fight. When officers arrived they located Richard LeBarron, a 48-year-old Reno resident, on the ground suffering from a stab wound to the torso.

The officers performed first aid until paramedics arrived and transported LeBarron to a hospital, where he died.

Police are searching for a person witnesses say fled the scene on a BMX bicycle. He is described as a black male in his mid 20's to early 30's, 5'8 to 5'11, 150 to 180 lbs, with braided black hair.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Reno Police Department at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900 or www.secretwitness.com, or you can text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword - SW.