One Dead After Early Morning Stabbing NR22212jl

July 27, 2022

Woodland Hills: Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for killing a man.

On July 26, 2022, around 5:47 a.m., officers from LAPD Topanga Division responded to a radio call of a traffic collision in the 5100 block of San Feliciano Drive. Upon arrival, the officers observed the victim laying on the sidewalk. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics werealready at scene and advised officers that the victim had multiple stab wounds to his back. The victim was pronounced dead at scene.

During the preliminary investigation, detectives learned that a witness who was jogging in the area discovered the body on the sidewalk. He approached and observed that the victim was
unconscious and not breathing and there was blood surrounding him. It appears that the victim was stabbed in the middle of the street and then walked to the sidewalk and collapsed. Currently, there are no additional witnesses.

Detectives are in the process of viewing surveillance video from the area as well as canvassing the area for any witnesses. Detectives have not located any evidence that this incident was related to a traffic collision.

The Victim was a 41-year-old Male, Middle Eastern, from Woodland Hills. His identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Steve Castro, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1925. 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 Tipsters may also visit, 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.