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Friday March 3rd, 2017 :: 09:59 p.m. PST

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*Update* #LASD Homicide Stabbing Death Investigation, 1400 Block of East Ave I, Lancaster

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a man that was discovered Friday, March 3, 2017, in the 1400 block of East Avenue I, Lancaster.
 
Detectives have learned that Lancaster station deputy personnel responded to the 1400 block of East Avenue I, Lancaster regarding an “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” call.  Upon arrival, deputies were confronted by a male, who surrendered himself, and said he was involved in an argument with the victim.  The male said, during the argument he stabbed the victim.
 
The victim sustained multiple stab wounds to the upper torso.
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
A folding knife was recovered at the scene.
 
The person of interest is currently being detained at Lancaster Sheriff’s station awaiting to be interviewed by detectives.  Additional witnesses are also being interviewed at the station.
 
There is no additional information available at this time, and the investigation is on-going.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app for FREE or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Ryan Rouzan, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
Hall of Justice - First floor  
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE : 
 
DATE:   Friday, March 3, 2017

TIME: 1:00 PM

LOCATION:   1400 block of East Avenue I, Lancaster

VICTIM: Male Adult

SUSPECT:   Male Adult

UNIT:   Homicide Bureau – Sergeant Cotter

NARRATIVE:               
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are en route to the 1400 block of East Avenue I, Lancaster, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a male adult.
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
There is no additional information available at this time and the investigation is on-going.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app for FREE or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Ryan Rouzan, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department 
Hall of Justice - First floor  
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
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