FALL RIVER — A homicide investigation is underway in Fall River following a fatal stabbing in the city this morning.

According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Fall River Police responded at about 7:32 a.m. this morning to a 911 call regarding a stabbing in the parking lot of the Bay Village housing complex at 2000 Bay Road.

They say first responders arrived and found the male victim in the parking lot. He was given aid at the scene and then rushed to St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River. He was then transferred to Rhode Island Hospital, where he died later in the day.

He has been identified as 25-year-old Jorge Vieira of Fall River.

The D.A.’s office says the homicide investigation is extremely active at this time. It is being conducted by Fall River Police, Massachusetts State Police assigned to the D.A.’s office, and Bristol County Homicide Unit prosecutors.

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