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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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Fatal Stabbing of a 22-year-old Man NR17002im

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Homicide Detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspects who killed a 22-year-old man.

On January 2, 2017, around 2:15 a.m., Northeast Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Ambulance Cutting" at the 2600 block of Jeffries Avenue.

When officers arrived, they were met by Los Angeles City Fire Paramedics, who were treating the victim. Despite lifesaving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was involved in a physical altercation when he was stabbed. The suspects are described as three male Hispanics, 18-20 years of age. They were last seen running north on Jeffries to east Avenue 28.

For more information about this arrest, please contact Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Homicide, Detective Lenchuk and Detective Martinez at 323-561-3421. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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