OXNARD (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Friday were investigating the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old Oxnard resident.

The victim, whose identity has been withheld, was discovered in the 1500 block of Alturas Street about 9:19 a.m. Friday.

“Despite emergency responders’ efforts to save the subject, he died as a result of his injuries,” Oxnard police said in a department statement.

Authorities said the stabbing marked the twelfth homicide of the year for Oxnard, which offers a $10,000 reward in every homicide case for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the assailant (s).

A motive for the stabbing was not immediately known.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to contact Detective Martin Perez at (805) 385-7680. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.


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