ALTADENA (CBSLA) – A 23-year-old man was stabbed and killed in Altadena overnight Sunday during an altercation.
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The stabbing was reported at 12:18 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of Devirian Place, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died. He was not named.READ MORE: Family Of 18-Year-Old Garret Hayward, Killed By Suspected DUI Driver, Hold Emotional Vigil
It’s unclear exactly where the stabbing occurred.
Sheriff’s investigators learned the victim was involved in an altercation with two other men, also in their 20s, prior to the stabbing. They ran from the scene.MORE NEWS: In Wake Of Recent Crime Uptick, Beverly Hills Hires More Officers And Increases Patrols
Deputies did not confirm if they had a motive in the killing. It’s unclear if the crime was gang-related.