A man was stabbed to death Sunday in West Hollywood.
The attack occurred a little before 1:15 a.m in the 7100 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, said Deputy Wally Bracks of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.
"Investigators learned that there was a verbal argument between the victim and an unknown person," Bracks said.
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"The verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation. During the altercation, the victim was stabbed at least one time on his upper body."
Paramedics rushed the man to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, he said. The suspect ran in an unknown direction and a murder weapon has not been recovered.
Sheriff's homicide detectives asked anyone with information regarding the stabbing to call them at (323) 890-5500.