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Neighbor Stabbed To Death Over Complaints About Spinning Donuts At 4 In The Morning
An Arleta man was stabbed to death after 4 a.m. Sunday morning after after a confrontation with his neighbor in the street. Witnesses say the dispute was over the noise from one of the men spinning donuts in the street.
The incident happened near the intersection of Beachy Avenue and Tonopah Street. Three men were in a car spinning donuts and screeching tires, causing a disturbance during the early hours. Two residents went outside to investigate, and discovered that one of the passengers was a neighbor of theirs. A confrontation ensued, with both residents being attacked by the driver with a knife as the two occupants in the backseat assisted, according to the L.A. Times.
One of the victims, a
3637-year old man, was killed as a result of stab wounds. The other resident was able to make it home and called police.
Police arrested their 22-year old neighbor, who had been in the car, but the other two suspects remain at large. "We have yet to identify the two outstanding suspects, apparently friends of the man we detained," Lieutenant Paul Vernon of the LAPD told the L.A. Times.
The remaining suspects are described as men in their 20s. The taller one was described as having a beard and wore a hat, and is armed with a gun. The shorter suspect is armed with a knife.