Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Man Fatally Stabbed at Whittier Meat Market

Police were searching Friday night for the person who fatally stabbed a man at a Whittier meat market, officials said.

The stabbing happened about 7:19 p.m. in the 11000 block of Carmenita Road, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The attack was inside the El Toro Loco Carniceria meat shop, according to a news photographer at the scene.

Deputies responded to the shop after a report of an assault with a deadly weapon when they found the victim lying on the curb with a stab wound, officials said.

The victim, only described as a Hispanic man, was transported and died at a hospital, officials said. 

The attacker was still being sought by police. No description was available.

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