A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed to death outside a shopping centre in Melbourne’s west.
Victoria Police said six males have been arrested after they fled the scene at Brimbank Shopping Centre in Deer Park on Tuesday afternoon.
“It is believed the victim was approached by a group of 8-10 males on Neale Road just after 4pm outside a shopping centre,” police said in a statement.
“The 16-year-old boy was stabbed and has died at the scene.”
The males ran from the scene and six of them were arrested on Billingham Rd.
Homicide detectives are investigating the exact circumstances surrounding the incident.
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