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Man fatally stabbed in San Fernando

A 27-year-old man was fatally stabbed Saturday after an argument with another man in the parking lot of a San Fernando business, authorities said.

The suspect stabbed the victim with a knife about 2:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of 1st Street, according to Sgt. Diane Hecht of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect, described as a male adult Latino, fled the scene.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous callers may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), by texting the letters TIPLA plus the tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the Crimstopper website.


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