February 22, 2017-A Hammond man passed away this afternoon after being stabbed in his home. According to a release from Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyda, police were called to the 4900 block of Oak Street at 1:36 p.m. Upon arrival officers found a man that had a stab wound to the chest. The man was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to the injuries sustained in the stabbing. Police are investigating the case as a homicide. Police located a 17 year old juvenile in the 4900 block of Columbia Avenue shortly after the incident. According to Lt. Hoyda charges are pending against the juvenile. The identity of the victim was not released.
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