NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Authorities were directed to the intersection of Vineland Avenue and Sarah Street at 1:35 a.m. on Saturday in response to reports of a stabbing in the area.
The Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center disclosed that Robert James Mosca, 50-years-old, was fatally stabbed following an altercation. According to information in the report, Mosca and two companions of his were approached from behind by the suspect, when the altercation occurred. The argument turned deadly when the suspect pulled out his knife and stabbed Mosca.READ MORE: Suspect ID'd As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found Stabbed
He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.READ MORE: Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River
There are no indications as to what led to the argument. Authorities were still searching for the suspect on Sunday, as he fled the scene following the incident.
Anyone with information on this killing was asked to call the LAPD’s Valley Homicide Bureau at (818) 374-9550.MORE NEWS: Thieves Litter Train Tracks With Family Mementos
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