Man fatally stabbed on Near East Side

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A man has died after being stabbed Monday night in a Near East Side neighborhood, Columbus police said.

Columbus police and fire paramedics were called at 10:15 p.m. to the 300 block of Stoddart Avenue, located south of Franklin Park, on a report of a shooting.

Police determined that the man had been stabbed and not shot. He was taken in critical condition to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, where he died.

A person was taken into custody at the shooting scene, police said.

No further information about the shooting was immediately available late Monday night.

The homicide was the 66th in Columbus this year.

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Correction: An earlier version of this story indicated that the victim had been fatally shot based upon an initial report of the incident to police. The story has been corrected to show that the victim was stabbed.