Authorities ID victim in fatal Lynn stabbing that started with fight between teenagers

The victim or suspects arrested have not been officially identified by authorities, but they confirmed Wednesday all three are teenagers

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The owner of a Lynn, Massachusetts, store where a fatal stabbing happened on Tuesday night said the incident was the result of a brawl between teenagers, with authorities confirming a teen was killed during the incident and two others are facing charges.

The deadly stabbing happened at around 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Alpha Convenience Store in Freeman Square, according to a news release from Lynn police and the Essex County District Attorney's Office. The victim was taken to a nearby fire station and then transported to Salem Hospital, where he later died of his injuries. He was identified by authorities Wednesday as 17-year-old Daniel Marquez Santeliz, of Lynn.



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Iram Allen Jr., 15, of Lynn, is facing a murder charge in connection with the stabbing, and was arraigned as an adult in Lynn District Court on Wednesday, prosecutors said. He pleaded not guilty and was ordered held without bail. He is scheduled to return to court on Sept. 20.

A second teen, who is not being identified because of his age, was also arrested and is being charged with possession of a dangerous weapon. That teen was released into the custody of their parents and was scheduled to be arraigned separately on Wednesday.

The teen being charged with murder will be arraigned as an adult at some point in Lynn District Court.

Police say two people have been arrested after a person was fatally stabbed in Lynn.

The owner of the convenience store said that it all started when one group of teenagers confronted another, and began fighting. He said that's when one of them was stabbed in the stomach.

"Their parents should be more concerned about their kids," Alpha Convenience Store Maksudur Khan said. "Nowadays, it's not easy, but all I'm going to say is that parents should know what their kids are doing outside."

The incident remains under investigation by the district attorney's office, state police and Lynn police.

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