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A second man aged 19 has died from his injuries following a triple stabbing in West Yorkshire.

Police were called to Commercial Street, Halifax at 3.48am on Sunday morning following reports of three men being assaulted.

West Yorkshire Police said all three were rushed to hospital with stab wounds, where one died shortly after. The third man is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police remained on the scene outside the Victoria Theatre on Sunday, where scene of crime officers in white overalls have been seen carrying out investigations. 

Other uniformed officers, wearing blue gloves and face masks, could be seen walking down the street carrying notebooks.

Forensic scene of crime officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing in Halifax, West Yorkshire

Forensic officers can be seen underneath the awning at the entrance to the Victoria Theatre in Halifax, West Yorkshire, following a fatal stabbing in the early hours of Sunday

West Yorkshire police officers wearing blue gloves and face masks outside the Victoria Theatre in Halifax, where a knife attack has claimed the life of a second victim

Detectives have urged anyone who may have information on the incident, including CCTV or dashcam footage, to contact them as soon as possible. 

Speaking after the death of the second man, which was announced on Monday, Detective Chief Inspector Matt Holdsworth said: ‘This is an extremely serious incident which has resulted in the death of two young men and a further man injured.

‘We have specialist officers supporting both of their families and are determined to get answers for them and ensure that the person or people responsible are made to face justice for their actions.

‘What I would ask for now is the support of the wider public in providing any information about what has taken place or the events leading up to it.

‘I understand that people were present in the area at the time of the incident, and I would urge anyone with information, dash cam or phone footage which could be relevant to our investigation to please make contact.

‘I understand people locally will be rightly concerned and I want to reassure people that we are doing everything we can to investigate all possible lines of enquiry to understand the full circumstances of what took place.’

An early force statement said: ‘There is a significant police scene in place in the town centre while police conduct specialist searches and forensic inquiries.

‘The public and local businesses are thanked for their patience at this time.

‘The investigation is in its very early stages and further information will be released in due course.’

This is a breaking news storyore to follow. 

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