Authorities seek public's help to find killer of homeless veteran at LACC

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MONTEREY PARK (CNS) - Sheriff's officials will ask the public today for information leading to the arrest of the suspect who fatally stabbed a homeless veteran inside a Los Angeles City College parking garage.

Detectives will also use the news conference at the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau headquarters in Monterey Park to seek information to locate the victim's next of kin.

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The attack occurred around 2 p.m. Nov. 7, according to the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Upon arrival, deputies found the victim on the ground suffering from stab wounds to the upper body. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were called, but the victim died at the scene, the sheriff's department reported. The victim's name was not released.

The assailant was described as a male, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds, and last seen wearing a black shirt, white shorts, black jacket and blue shoes.

The attack prompted a lockdown of the LACC campus as authorities searched for a suspect, without success.

Anyone with information on the killing was asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at
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