One Critical After Hollywood Boulevard Stabbing

The stabbing occurred in the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard

By Jonathan Lloyd and Toni Guinyard
|  Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012  |  Updated 7:00 AM PDT
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One Critical After Hollywood Blvd. Stabbing

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Police tape at the scene of a stabbing on Hollywood Boulevard.

One man is in critical condition after a stabbing early Wednesday on Hollywood Boulevard.

The stabbing occurred after two men bumped into each other in the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard near Wilcox Avenue, police said.

"One was walking east, the other was walking west," said Lt. David Ferry. "They bumped into each other, a verbal argument ensued, and it culminated in a stabbing."

Hollywood Boulevard from Wilcox Avenue to Hudson was closed until about 6:45 a.m. for the investigation.

The attacker was described as a white male in his 30s. He was 5-foot-8, 175 pounds, wearing a black hat and black leather jacket, according to a description provided to police.

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