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Man killed during argument on Venice boardwalk

February 24, 2011 |  9:49 pm

An argument Thursday evening between two transients on the Venice boardwalk left one dead and the other in police custody, authorities said.

Los Angeles Police Sgt. Richard Parks said one man stabbed the other eight or nine times in the abdomen during the fight, which occurred shortly after 6 p.m. at Ocean Front Walk and Westminster Avenue.

The victim died at Marina del Rey Hospital. No one else was injured.

The identities of the men were not released.


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