Man Fatally Stabbed Exiting Los Angeles Bus; Suspect on the Loose

Man Fatally Stabbed Exiting Los Angeles Bus; Suspect on the Loose

A man drives a bus in the downtown area in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 8, 2021. (Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images)

City News Service
City News Service


Updated: 6/28/2024


LOS ANGELES—A 30-year-old man was fatally stabbed after getting out of a Metro bus in South Los Angeles, and police are continuing to search for his assailant June 28.
The stabbing occurred at 2:11 p.m. Tuesday after the victim and the suspect were exiting the bus at a Slauson J Line Park & Ride lot on Slauson Avenue near the Harbor (110) Freeway, when the suspect drew a sharp-edged weapon and stabbed the victim multiple times, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman told City News Service.
The victim and the suspect, who left, were engaged in an argument on the bus prior to the stabbing, police said.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics took the man to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
There was no suspect description.

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