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Los Angeles police are looking for two men in connection with a fatal stabbing of a man that occurred in a busy area of Hollywood Monday morning.

Officers responded to the report of a stabbing about 8 a.m. at Hollywood Boulevard at the 101 Freeway, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release.

The victim, who police said was about 40 years old, suffered multiple stab wounds.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said two Hispanic men were seen near the victim. One of the men stabbed the victim, then both fled on foot eastbound on Hollywood Boulevard, police said.

"There was an altercation and we don't know what precipitated the altercation," LAPD Detective Sean Kinchla told KTLA.

Investigators searched alongside the freeway, and appeared to be trying to obtain surveillance video from nearby businesses.

KTLA's Jennifer Thang contributed to this story.