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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a 40 year-old-man at a city bus stop.

On May 25, 2015, at 10:50 p.m., LAPD Mission Area Officers responded to an "Ambulance Stabbing" at the bus stop in the 9100 block of Van Nuys Boulevard in Panorama City. Upon arriving at the location, officers discovered Pablo Martinez lying on the sidewalk and next to the bus stop. Officers observed that Martinez had multiple stab wounds to the chest area and he was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Suspects at this time are described as two male Hispanics, approximately 20 years old.

Detectives are asking anyone with additional information to contact Mission Homicide Detectives at (818) 838-9810 or (818) 838-9800. 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 Crime Stoppers at 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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