Authorities are investigating a deadly stabbing Monday in Lynn, Massachusetts.
Police responded to the stabbing Myrtle Street just before 6 p.m., the Essex County District Attorney's Office said Monday night.
The victim, a 63-year-old man, was taken to Salem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A suspect is in custody, prosecutors said.
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Residents on Myrtle Street were startled by the news that one of their neighbors had been killed.
"Around here, you don't hear things like that," said one woman who didn't want to be identified. "It's a very safe neighborhood."
Authorities did not give the name of the man who was killed.
"Very, very good family, very friendly. You know, they always wave goodbye," the woman said. "It breaks my heart."
No further details were immediately released.