EAST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say they’ve made an arrest in connection with last week’s fatal stabbing of a man on a Metro Red Line in East Hollywood.
Angelo Correa, 24, is being held in lieu of $1 million bail in connection with the fatal stabbing of 34-year-old Jose Velasco-Alvarado on Jan. 13.READ MORE: Hearing For Long Beach School Officer Charged In Woman’s Shooting Death
The incident unfolded about 9:18 a.m. Monday near the Vermont/Santa Monica Station.
Velasco-Alvarado was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Wealthy Residents In Calabasas, Hidden Hills Could Find Their Water At A Trickle If They Won't Conserve
Authorities said they were led to Correa after receiving an anonymous tip.
Investigators executed a search warrant at Correa’s North Hollywood home on Friday. He was subsequently taken into custody and booked at the West Hollywood Station.MORE NEWS: Thomas Apollo Of Poway Charged With Attacking Workers At Tustin Vaccine Clinic, Groping Nurse Trying To Treat Him
Metro said the deadly stabbing marked the second homicide in its 20-year history.