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Sunday January 28th, 2018 :: 03:23 a.m. PST
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*Update* #LASD Homicide Investigation of Stabbing Death, 43000 Gadsden Ave., Lancaster

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into the stabbing death of a male adult that occurred on the 43000 block of Gadsden Avenue in the city of Lancaster.  The incident occurred on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at approximately 10:00 P.M.

Detectives have learned that at least one male black attempted to make forced entry into the residence of the victim.  The victim was confronted by the suspect, and a physical altercation occurred.  During the physical altercation, the victim sustained at least one stab wound to the mid-torso area.  The victim was transported to a local hospital, and pronounced dead from his injuries.

The suspect was last seen on foot from the location.

The motive for the crime is unknown and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Charles Moore, Deputy
@LASDmoore
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
Original Press Release Below
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DATE:  Saturday, January 27, 2018
 
TIME:  10:08 P.M.
 
LOCATION:  43000 Gadsden Avenue, Lancaster 93534
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 
NARRATIVE: 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Homicide detectives are investigating a stabbing death. The incident occurred on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at approximately 10:08 P.M. on the 43000 block of Gadsden Avenue, Lancaster 93534.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.   
                                       
There is no additional information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google Play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Charles Moore, Deputy
@LASDmoore
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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