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Highland Park: Javier Mejia, 43

November 5, 2009 |  9:36 pm

The location where Javier Mejia was stabbed. Click for the Highland Park Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood. Javier Mejia, a 43-year-old Latino, was stabbed to death Saturday, Oct. 31, in the 100 block of East Avenue 45 in Highland Park, authorities said.

Mejia and Salvador Ayala, a 26-year-old Latino, were drinking with a third person when they got into a dispute. 

The third person stabbed both men, said LAPD Det. Jose Carrillo. Authorities did not identify the assailant, who they said was still at large.

-- Anthony Pesce

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Map: The location where Javier Mejia was stabbed. Click for the Highland Park Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.

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