Edmonton lounge stabbing victim identified

Edmonton police identified the man stabbed to death at the Hex Lounge early Wednesday as Justin Mark Samuels.

Hex Lounge victim has history with Edmonton police

Edmonton police identified the man stabbed to death at the Hex Lounge early Wednesday as Justin Mark Samuels.

Samuels was stabbed by a male suspect at 1:45 a.m. in the bar at 107th Street and 104th Avenue.

Samuels has a history of involvement with police.

Police believed he was involved in a shooting outside a west-end strip club in March 2010 when several shots were fired at patrons after a female employee was assaulted at Diva's Exotic Ultralounge at 166th Street and 109th Avenue.

Samuels faced weapon and assault charges.

No one was hurt in the shooting.