Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 142: Homeless Man Stabbed to Death in Hollywood

A homeless man was stabbed to death on Canada's birthday, July 1, as he was waiting in line for food on the corner of Carlos Avenue and Vista Del Mar Street in Hollywood. 

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The victim, a male African American in his 40s, apparently got into a verbal altercation with a Hispanic male suspect. The fight escalated and the victim was stabbed several times in the chest. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died. The suspect is in custody. No word yet on the identities of the victim or suspect. 


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