Stabbing at Echo Park supermarket leaves man wounded; assailant sought

ECHO PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An assailant is being sought after a man was stabbed and wounded in the neck Friday night at a supermarket in Echo Park, authorities said.

Los Angeles police said the stabbing attack took place about 11 p.m. inside a Von's in the 1300 block of N. Alvarado Street.

The unidentified victim suffered a wound to the neck but is expected to recover. He was transported to a nearby hospital and reported to be in stable condition Friday night.

The suspect was described as a 5 feet, 8-inch man in his 20s, who weighs about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green shirt and black pants, police said.

Details on the stabbing or what led to it were not immediately released.
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