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ELKHART — Police are investigating the stabbing death of a 33-year-old Elkhart man who was fatally wounded Saturday morning in the 300 block of Jefferson Street in Elkhart.

Officers were dispatched at 5:27 a.m. to the scene where they located the victim, Jimmie Gillam, Elkhart police said in press release. 

Gillam was transported to Elkhart General Hospital were he as later pronounced dead, police said.

Police said they secured the scene of the stabbing and contacted the Elkhart County Homicide Unit.

No arrests have been made at this time and further information on the situation will be issued by the Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office, according to police.

Meanwhile, police are asking anyone with information on the case to contact the Elkhart County Homicide Unit at 574-295-2821, the Elkhart Police Tip Line at 574-389-4777 or tips@elkhartpolice.org.

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