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Man Stabbed To Death Over Money On Hollywood Boulevard
A man was stabbed to death late Wednesday night on Hollywood Boulevard apparently following an argument with another man over money, according to KTLA.
At around 11:17 p.m. Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a stabbing call located close to the intersection of Las Palmas Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard. When they arrived, they found the victim, identified as a black man in his 20s, with multiple stab wounds to his body. A bystander was reportedly administering first aid when police arrived.
Police detained a suspect a few blocks away, also described as a black man in his 20s by LAPD Lieutenant John Radtke.
"So it appears that his group was hanging out with one another and then started fighting about money," Radtke says. "During that fight, the victim was stabbed."
Following the stabbing, investigators were seen going into Jameson's Irish Pub. Police did however recover a folding knife which, per Radtke, they believe was used in the stabbing.
Wednesday's stabbing is by no means the first homicide to occur near the intersection of Hollywood and Las Palmas. In February of 2015, a man was shot and killed there in what is believed to be a gang-dispute. Almost a year prior, another person was shot at the intersection too