Darryl Lee, 59, was found stabbed to death on Wednesday afternoon on the 39500 block of Colchester Court in Palmdale. Tyrell Gay, 29, has been named a person of interest in the case, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced Saturday.
Authorities say Gay is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, the public is urged not to approach him and call 911 instead.
Anyone with information about the stabbing or his whereabouts are asked to contact detectives at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stopping at (800) 222-8477 to remain anonymous.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.