New Bedford Homicide Early Thursday AM

New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide which happened in New Bedford early Thursday morning. 
New Bedford Police received a 9-1-1 call today around 5:25 a.m regarding a stabbing inside an apartment in the three hundred block of Cottage Street. 
First responders indicate the victim, 47-year-old Allan Monteiro Sr. of New Bedford died at the scene. 
The D.A.'s Office is calling the current investigation into what happened ''extremely active''.