SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sheriff’s deputies are searching for the suspect who’s behind a fatal stabbing in a South Sacramento home this morning.

Around 5 a.m. today, deputies received an emergency call from a woman reporting that a man had been stabbed inside of a home. When deputies arrived at the home in the 4400 block 47th avenue, they found a 48-year-old man suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Sacramento Metro Fire personnel, according to a statement from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Deputies are continuing to search for the suspect described as a 51-year-old Hispanic male. He may have left the area on a bicycle, according to Sacramento County Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Turnbull.

Witnesses tell deputies that the suspect and the victim knew each other and had gotten into an argument before the stabbing.

Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation.

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