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A man was stabbed to death in Canoga Park Monday.

Los Angeles Police Department officers were called about 7 a.m. to the area of Deering Avenue and Gault Street on reports of the stabbing and found the man wounded at the scene, according to a department statement.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics were called to the scene and pronounced the man dead. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

A preliminary investigation revealed the man was standing with the suspect and a group of other individuals when he was stabbed. The suspect fled the scene following the stabbing, and authorities have not determined a motive for the attack.

The suspect was described only as a male wearing a blue shirt and a black baseball cap.

Anyone with information on the stabbing was asked to call LAPD Valley Bureau Homicide at 818-374-9550. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be made to 877-527-3247.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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