Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was cut and killed in Tuesday afternoon incident in north St. Louis.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police said the cutting happened at around 2 p.m. on the 1100 block of Howell Street. When officers arrived, they found a man in his 40s suffering from a cutting, and transported him to the hospital.

A short time later, police said the man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.