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Sunday, March 8, 2009

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Homeless Man Fatally Stabbed, Suspect Sought

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles police are looking for a suspect who fatally stabbed a homeless man yesterday in East Los Angeles.

On March 7, 2009, at 11:00 a.m., the victim, identified as 66-year-old Carlos Green, was pushing a shopping cart on Avenue 19, between North Broadway and Pasadena Avenue when he was confronted by an unidentified attacker who fatally stabbed him several times.  The victim died at the scene.

Investigators have few leads and no description of the suspect.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives at 323-526-3678 or 526-3680.  After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247) or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD.  Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website:  www.lapdonline.org.  All tipsters may remain anonymous.



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