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Man fatally stabbed on downtown LA street

Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal stabbing in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.

December 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The search is on for the person who fatally stabbed a man Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. near Seventh and Ceres streets.

Witnesses said about five suspects attacked the 53-year-old victim. The man staggered into a nearby market where he collapsed on the floor.

He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Anyone with information was urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.