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Hollywood man stabbed to death; suspect in custody

A man in Hollywood was stabbed to death Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, by a suspect believed to be his roommate.
November 7, 2013 10:36:47 AM PST
A man in Hollywood was stabbed to death Wednesday by a suspect believed to be his roommate.

Authorities say the victim, a man in his 30s, was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest in front of an apartment building in the 1600 block of North Courtney Avenue just before 9 p.m. The victim was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect, who is also in his 30s, fled from scene but was taken into custody a short distance away, police said. He was taken to a local hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries.

A second man, who may be another roommate, was also taken into custody.

Police say they were able to make the arrest quickly thanks to a witness who identified the suspect to police. It's unclear what led to the stabbing.

City News Service contributed to this report.


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