LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A 7-Eleven convenience store clerk stabbed a man inside a Mid-Wilshire store Wednesday morning and the man later died at a hospital, police said.
The clerk called police at 12:16 a.m. to report the stabbing at the 7- Eleven store at 5279 W. Olympic Blvd., according to Los Angeles Police Department Detective Meghan Aguilar.READ MORE: Suspect ID'd As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found Stabbed
The 40-year-old man was stabbed in the chest with a kitchen knife, Aguilar said. Paramedics took him to a hospital where he died sometime after 3 a.m..READ MORE: Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River
The employee was taken into custody and interviews were underway to determine whether he would be booked for a crime, she said.
The man’s name was not released pending notification of relatives.MORE NEWS: Thieves Litter Train Tracks With Family Mementos
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