Homicide detectives are investigating after a 40-year-old man died after a fight broke out near the Hope Mission downtown Edmonton.

Police say a group of people were sitting on the curb on 98th Street at 105th Avenue near the Hope Mission on Friday night when a fight broke out around 10:35 p.m. 

A 40-year-old man was stabbed and taken to hospital, where he was eventually pronounced dead.

One man is in custody, although no charges have been laid. Investigators are still conducting interviews.

Acting Insp. Malcom Allan said an autopsy has not been scheduled yet.