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Stabbing victim collapses in South LA drive-thru

Detectives investigate the scene after a stabbing victim collapses in the drive-thru lane of Jack in the Box in South Los Angeles on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.
August 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A stabbing victim collapsed in the drive-thru lane of a fast-food restaurant in South Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Police received a report of a man down at the Jack in the Box at the corner of Central and Vernon avenues just after 10:30 p.m.

According to detectives, he was stabbed at a nearby Arco gas station and ran to the restaurant. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he died.

The man has not been identified, but police say he was homeless. A motive has not yet been determined, and no suspect descriptions were immediately available.

Anyone with information was urged to call the LAPD Newton Station at (323) 846-6547.


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