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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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Van Nuys: Two victims were found stabbed in a pick-up truck early this morning in Van Nuys.

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, around 7:50 a.m., Van Nuys patrol officers responded to a radio call of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon at Kester Avenue and Le May Avenue. Officers found two victims of stab wounds. A female victim was located in the right front passenger seat of a parked pick-up truck, and a male victim was found next to the truck.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the female dead at scene. The male victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The motive for the crime is unknown at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Van Nuys Detective Desk at (818) 374-0040. After hours, please contact Van Nuys Division at (818) 374-1999 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."



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