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Example of a knife, not the one in story. Photo via Pixabay

Police Sunday hunted the killer of a 17-year-old youth who was stabbed to death during a gang- related fight in Santa Ana.

Officers asked any witnesses to the street fight to contact them.

The deadly fight took place at 9:50 p.m. Friday, in the area of Cubbon and Baker streets, according to police. Then another call about a man down in the 1100 West Brook Street area came into police.

Officers responded and found a young man down on the sidewalk suffering from stab wounds to his upper chest. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:08, according to police.

The dead youth’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information on this homicide was asked to call Santa Ana police detectives at (714) 245-8390. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS. All tips can be made anonymously.

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—City News Service

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