A stabbing victim was found dead early Tuesday on a street in Paramount.
The crime occurred at about 11:59 p.m. Monday in the 6800 block of San Carlos Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Details about a motive were not immediately available.
Crime scene tape was placed near a silver Volkswagen Jetta at the scene. Authorities said the car is connected to the investigation.
Deputies responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call found a man lying in the street. He was suffering from an apparent stab wound to the upper body.
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The 27-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene in the community about 15 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. His name was not immediately released.
A detailed description of the attacker was not immediately available.
Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.