LOS ANGELES  (CBSLA.com)  —  Homicide Detectives with the LAPD’s Northeast division are hoping the public can lead them to the suspects who fatally stabbed a 22-year-old man.

Early Monday morning, around 2:15, patrol officers responded to a call of an “ambulance cutting” on the 2600 block of Jeffries Avenue.

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On arrival, officers were met by Los Angeles City Fire Paramedics, who were treating a male victim. Despite lifesaving efforts, the victim succumbed to his wounds.

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A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was involved in a physical altercation with three men when he was stabbed.

The suspects are described as Latino, 18-20 years of age. They were last seen running north on Jeffries to east Avenue 28.

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If you have any information that could lead to an arrest, you’re asked to call LAPD Northeast Homicide Detectives Lenchuk and Martinez at (323) 561-3421.