Man Arrested in Fatal Stabbing in Pacoima Driveway

Police made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a man in Pacoima early Wednesday morning, police said.

The stabbing was reported just after midnight near the intersection of La Rue Street and Tamarack Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The victim was transported to a hospital where he died, police said. Witnesses said they did not hear words exchanged before the attack. 

A witness said he saw his friend, the victim, collapse in his driveway after he was stabbed. The witness said he and the victim were outside working on a car when an acquaintance of the victim approached and stabbed his friend.

"It's a lot to take, right now," said witness Miguel Ruiz. "I'm running on no sleep, so I think it's going to hit me later on."

The witness said the attacker ran down the street and disappeared. He was later found and arrested.

Friends of the victim said the man was in his 30s and had three children.

The identities of the victim and the suspect were not yet released.

Oleevia Woo contributed to this report.

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