Omaha Police say just after 12:11 Tuesday morning officers responded to the area of 27th and St. Mary's to investigate a stabbing. The officers found 74 year old Paul Riederer with a stab wound.

Riederer told police that he had a confrontation with two suspects.  He did not  initially realize that he had been stabbed, but he eventually noticed the injury.

He was transported to Alegent-Creighton University Medical Center with an injury that was not believed to be life threatening at the time.

Once at the hospital, Police say Riederer's condition worsened and he died.