A man fatally stabbed in Hawthorne was a resident of that city.
Matthew Dowd was 31, according to the coroner’s office.
Dowd died at the scene of the attack, which occurred about 2:20 a.m Thursday in the 4700 block of West 118th Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
No description was released of the suspect or suspects.
Detectives from the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau were assisting Hawthorne police in the investigation.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.