Garden Grove Police responded to a reported stabbing, May 19, 2015. Photo via OnScene.TV.
Garden Grove Police responded to a reported stabbing, May 19, 2015. Photo via OnScene.TV.

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in Garden Grove, authorities said Wednesday.

The unidentified victim was found near Avalon Avenue and Fairview Street shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday with multiple stab wounds, said Garden Grove police Lt. Jeff Nightengale. The victim was transported to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, where he died about 45 minutes later. His name was withheld pending family notification.

The assailant was described as a man in his 20s, wearing dark clothing who fled the scene on foot, he said.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is assisting the Garden Grove police in the investigation, according to Nightengale.

Anyone with information on this homicide was asked to call the Garden Grove police at (714) 741-5800. All tips can be made anonymously.

— City News Service

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