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Tuesday April 10th, 2018 :: 03:37 p.m. PDT

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*2nd Update* Dets Seeking Public’s Help in ID Montebello Transit Bus Stabbing Susp, East LA (VIDEO/PHOTO Included)

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the stabbing of a man riding in a Montebello Public Transportation bus, Route 10.  The stabbing occurred at 10:13 A.M. on Monday, April 9, 2018, while the bus travelled in the 5700 block of Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles. 
 
Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect depicted in the video.  He is described as a male Hispanic, in his mid-30s to early-40s, standing 6’ tall, weighing 170 to 180 pounds, and wore a blue and orange shirt, and green shorts at the time of the crime.  Any additional witnesses or patrons who patronized Route 10 of the Montebello Public Transportation system during the time of the incident are asked to come forward with any information they may have about the suspect or the crime.    
 
The victim was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition.
 
There is no further information available as this time.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the App Store, or use the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.



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Written by:
Sara Rodriguez, 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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1st update is as follows:


Correction: Victim is death imminent, and not deceased as indicated in previous press release. 

 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing to investigate the stabbing of a man, which occurred on Monday, April 9, 2018 at approximately 10:13 a.m. in the 5700 block of Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles.
  
Homicide detectives have learned that the suspect and the victim were patrons in a public transit service bus that was travelling westbound on Whittier Boulevard. Upon arriving at the 5700 block of Whittier Boulevard, the suspect, a male Hispanic in his mid-30’s to early 40’s, stabbed the victim, a male Hispanic in his mid-20’s, multiple times with a knife in the upper torso.  After assaulting the victim, the suspect exited the bus and ran away from the location. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he is listed in grave condition and is not expected to survive.
 
The motive for the crime is unknown.

There is no additional information available at this time, as 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.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the App Store, or use the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
   
 
Written by:
Sara Rodriguez, 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 and Time of Occurrence: Monday, April 9, 2018 at approximately 10:13 a.m.

Location: 5700 block of Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles

Victim: Male adult

Suspect: Unknown

Unit: LASD Homicide Bureau, Lieutenant Moore
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 5700 block of Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a man.

The man was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

There is no additional information available at this time, as 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. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Sara Rodriguez, 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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