Man Dies After Being Stabbed in Pasadena; Suspect Outstanding

Pasadena police cordon off the scene of a stabbing on March 1, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

Pasadena police cordon off the scene of a stabbing on March 1, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

A man died after being stabbed in Pasadena Friday morning, police said.

The incident was reported about 9:05 a.m. along the 100 block of South Euclid Avenue, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

The victim, a 52-year-old man Pasadena, was found with stab wounds, Lt. Max Dahlstein said. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and succumbed to his injuries Friday afternoon.

Responding officers searched the area after reports that the suspect ran away. Police helicopters, K9s and officers from the Glendale Police Department assisted in the search, but the suspect was not found.

The scene was eventually cleared.

Authorities do not believe the incident was random, but the motive remains under investigation.

The suspected stabber is described as being in his 50s, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall. Police said he is balding on the top of his head, has a goatee or a mustache and was last seen wearing a green trench coat.

Anyone with information can call Detective Todd McDonald at 626-744-6477. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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