Man Stabbed to Death in South El Monte
A man died after he was stabbed in a residential neighborhood in South El Monte on Friday afternoon, authorities said.
The killing took place about 5:40 p.m. in the 2500 block of Santa Anita Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau.
Deputies responded to a report of a an assault when they encountered the victim, “who was suffering from several stab wounds to the upper torso area,” Deputy Marvin Crowder said in a written statement.
The severely wounded man was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the deputy said.
“The only suspect information available at this time is three males in a white sedan,” Crowder said. A motive was not clear.
Anyone with information was urged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tips may also be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.