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Police are searching for killer of homeless man

March 8, 2009 |  4:42 pm

Los Angeles police are continuing to search for a suspect in the stabbing death of a 66-year-old homeless man downtown over the weekend.

Carlos Green was pushing a shopping cart on the sidewalk on Avenue 19 in Lincoln Heights about 11 a.m. Saturday when he was attacked by an unknown assailant who stabbed him several times, according to Los Angeles police.

Green died at the scene, police said, and investigators do not have a description of his attacker. Detectives are seeking information from those who may have witnessed the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (323) 526-3678 or (877) 527-3247.

Tips can also be submitted at www.lapdonline.org.

--Molly Hennessy-Fiske