The victim of a fatal stabbing in Hempstead on Wednesday has been identified as a man known by two names, Nassau police said.

Herzon Alvarado, 23, also called Jose Gutierrez, of Hempstead was stabbed during a fight shortly after 3 a.m. near Main Street and West Columbia Street, police said. Alvarado was stabbed in the torso, and the victim then staggered to 161 Main St., where he collapsed, police said.

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He was taken to Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, where he was pronounced dead at 3:41 a.m., police said.

Homicide detectives ask anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

Alvarado had no identification on him when he was found, police said.

Nassau County homicide detectives spent Wednesday tracking down his correct name, said homicide Det. Lt. John Azzata.