Police: Man stabbed to death during fight with roommate at NE Charlotte apartment

A local man is dead after he was stabbed to death during a fight with his roommate inside a northeast Charlotte apartment overnight, police said. 

The attack happened around 3:29 a.m. Friday, April 26 in the 4500 block of Perth Court. 

As officers arrived they located a man who had been stabbed multiple times inside the apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name will be released pending family notification. 

According to CMPD, the victim and the suspect lived together in the apartment. A fight broke out between the two of them resulting in the victim being stabbed and killed. 

Police said the suspect was also injured during the incident. The suspect called 911 and remained at the scene until officers arrived, CMPD said. The suspect is currently being treated at Atrium Carolinas Medical Center for a non-life threatening injury. 

This remains an open and ongoing investigation, police said.