Edmonton police believe Justin Samuels was involved in a shooting in 2010. (Edmonton Police Service)

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.