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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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23-Year-Old Man Stabbed in the Westlake District NR15263ma



Los Angeles:
Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Division are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for the murder of a 23-year-old man.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, around 10:00 p.m., a male victim was involved in a fight with multiple male suspects in the area of Rockwood Street and Union Avenue. During the fight, the victim was stabbed with an unknown weapon.

Due to the severity of his injuries, the victim was pronounced dead at scene by paramedics. The motive for this crime is unknown. Detectives are releasing surveillance video of the vicious attack in hopes that someone may have information which would assist in solving this crime.

Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspects in the video is asked to call Rampart Homicide Detectives R. Martinez or J. Audelo at (213) 484-3642. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to the Rampart Division Watch Commander at (213) 484-3650, or 877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPD Online.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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