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Four in Custody After Huntington Beach Stabbing

One person is stabbed, four people are taken into custody hours later



    Four in Custody After Huntington Beach Stabbing
    Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing in a Huntington Beach park.

    Four people were taken into custody Thursday in connection with a fatal stabbing at a park in Huntington Beach.

    It happened at Lark View Park on Fraser Lane, just before 10 p.m. The 19-year-old victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, said Huntington Beach Police Sgt. A. Smith.

    An area resident said he heard a confrontation in the park as he was headed home. A short time later, someone came knocking on his door.

    "One of the people in the confrontation came to my door," said Bob Littrell. "They asked to call 911, which I did right away."

    Paramedics arrived quickly and he watched them start CPR, but the victim's breath was very shallow, Littrell said. The victim died a short time later.

    Two adults and two juveniles involved in a traffic stop in Garden Grove were taken into custody at 10:30 a.m., according to police. The names of the adults are expected to be released Thursday afternoon.

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