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WEST ALLIS, Wis. – A 6-year-old Wisconsin boy was fatally stabbed Monday afternoon, authorities said.

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According to the West Allis Police Department, dispatchers received a 911 call at about 3 p.m. CDT about a boy who had suffered a knife wound to his stomach, WITI reported.

The child was taken to an area hospital, where he died, the television station reported.

Detectives are investigating the case and said there was no danger to the public, WDJT reported. The boy’s death is being investigated as a homicide, according to WTMJ.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.