Police Friday released images of a “person of interest” wanted for questioning in the stabbing death of a 36-year-old man killed in South Los Angeles a day after Christmas.
Alejandro Saenz of Los Angeles was attacked about 6 p.m. on Dec. 26, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Officers responded to a report of someone being stabbed or cut in the area of Central and Vernon avenues and upon arrival found the victim down on the sidewalk suffering from a stab wound. Firefighters took Saenz to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The person of interest, who was recorded on surveillance video leaving the area, is described as a Hispanic male with long bushy hair and wearing a plaid shirt.
Anyone who recognizes or has information about him is asked to call detectives at (323) 846-6556 or (323) 846-6547. After hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7.
Anonymous tips can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or lacrimestoppers.org.
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