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Man Stabbed To Death At Koreatown Metro Station

Wilshire and Normandie. (Photo by Julia Wick/LAist)
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A man was fatally stabbed inside the Wilshire/Normandie Metro station in Koreatown on Sunday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of an altercation on the platform in the Purple Line station just before 5 p.m., according to CBS 2. The victim, who KTLA describes as a Hispanic man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

One person has been detained in relation to the incident, according to the Sheriff's Department. Deputy Juanita Navarro told LAist that Sheriff's homicide investigators were currently on the scene conducting a preliminary investigation.

The Metro station remains closed as of 7:45 p.m., with westbound Purple Line service ending at Wilshire/Vermont station.

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