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Monday, June 12, 2017

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Man Fatally Wounded in Hollywood NR17177im

Hollywood: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a male approximately 40-years-old, and are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would assist with the investigation.

On Monday, June 12, 2017, around 8:00 a.m., Hollywood Division patrol officers responded to a reported stabbing at Hollywood Boulevard at the 101 Freeway. When officers arrived, they found the victim who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detective's investigation revealed there were two male Hispanic suspects, near the victim. One of the suspects stabbed the victim and both suspects fled eastbound on Hollywood Boulevard on foot.

The motive for this homicide is unknown.

There is no further information at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Bureau Homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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