EVERETT – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven Mazzie have confirmed that this past week an 18-year-old male was brought to Whidden Hospital in Everett after sustaining stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter. A preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was stabbed during an altercation on Springdale Avenue in Everett. This is an open and active investigation being conducted by the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and the Everett Police Department. No additional information is being released at this time.