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Stabbing death in North Minneapolis

KARE 11 reports that a man has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of another man, he what he claims was self defense.

Police were called to the Lowry Towers apartment complex late Thursday night by Opele Onyongo Oboya, claiming that he had just been in an altercation with another man and that he had injured him.

When authorities arrived they found the victim, Luanyo Alomo Duangi, dead from a stab wound. Oboya, whose hands were covered with blood confessed to stabbing the man, claiming that Duangi was trying to fight him.

Oboya was charged with murder in the second degree and is being held in custody with a $500,000 bail.

This is the sixth homicide of the year in Minneapolis.