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Possible Road Rage-Related Stabbing In Silver Lake Leaves One Dead

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One man is dead and another is injured following a stabbing in Silver Lake that authorities say is related to a road rage incident.NBC L.A. reports that police found a 23-year-old-man and 25-year-old man who had both been stabbed in an SUV at the intersection of Sunset and Hoover.

According to City News Service, the vehicle's passenger, the 23-year-old, was stabbed to death, while the 25-year-old driver's hands were "slashed" in the attack. The passenger flagged down police around 7 p.m., and reported the suspect as a white male in a black SUV with mudflaps and a sticker on the back. LAPD's Douglas Bowler told KTLA that two people were involved in the stabbing, described only as a black woman and a white man.

LAPD Sgt. Frank Gonzalez told City News Service, "It's a possible road rage incident. But that has yet to be determined. There is still some discussion on whether they [the suspect and victims] knew each other."

According to KTLA, an incident on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood prompted the road rage, and subsequent double stabbing.

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The man whose hands were stabbed is in stable condition at a nearby hospital.