COMPTON ( — A man was fatally stabbed in the city of Compton overnight, authorities said Sunday.

Deputies responded to the 4600 block of Alondra Boulevard about 2:57 a.m. after receiving a call reporting a stabbing.

Upon arriving on scene, deputies found the victim in a parking lot with a stab wound to his stomach.

The victim, described as a Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s, was taken to a hospital where he died.

Prior to the stabbing, witnesses told authorities that the victim had ordered food from a lunch truck when two black males walked up and stabbed him, according to a statement issued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The suspects fled on foot, the statement said.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to call the LASD’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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