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Man dies in Sylmar after he is stabbed, run over by attackers

June 7, 2011 | 10:33 pm

Click here for a Times homicide database. A man died Tuesday night in Sylmar after he was stabbed and run over by two attackers who crashed their vehicle as they tried to flee, leaving one in critical condition, according to police.

The stabbing victim was pronounced dead at the scene in the 13000 block of North Bradley Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The two men in the vehicle smashed into a pole and were transported to hospitals, police said.

One man was in critical condition, and the other received minor injuries, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Officer Karen Rayner said it was unclear what sparked the dispute. LAPD homicide and traffic-accident investigators were at the scene.

At least 17 homicides have been reported in Sylmar since January 2007, according to the Times Homicide Report database.


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Map shows reported homicides in Sylmar since 2007. Credit: Times' Homicide Report.