ALHAMBRA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Friday were searching for a 36-year-old man wanted in connection with a stabbing of a man in the parking lot of a Home Depot store in Alhambra.
Alhambra police said in a department statement that officers received an 8:47 a.m. call of a stabbing at the store at 500 South Marengo. Upon arriving on scene, officers learned that the victim had drove into the lot and made contact with the suspect.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
“For reasons that are still unclear, the suspect attacked the victim repeatedly punching and stabbing him,” the statement said.READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
The victim was taken to Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center where he is reported to be in serious but stable condition.
Authorities say the suspect, who has since been identified by police as Juan Manuel Bello Morales, fled on foot. Police say Morales is considered armed and dangerous. He is 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighs about 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes with a last known residence in Los Angeles.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
Anyone with information as to Morales’ whereabouts is asked to call the Alhambra Police Department at (626) 570-5151 or a local Sheriff’s Department.