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Transient Stabbed in Hollywood

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An argument between two transients in a Hollywood laundromat led to one stabbing the other in the neck, a police sergeant said on June 8.

The incident occurred at 10:30 p.m. on June 7 at Sunset Boulevard and Poinsettia Place, said Sgt. Chuck Slater of the Los Angeles Police Dept. Hollywood Station.

“Two transients argued, one pulled a knife and cut the other,” Slater said.

The wounded man was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with a neck wound and the suspect was arrested, he said.

The victim was expected to survive, Slater said.

Coincidentally and unrelated to the stabbing in Hollywood, a man was stabbed to death in the South Bay city of Carson, a Sheriff’s deputy said on June 8.

The stabbing occurred at 11:55 p.m. – less than 90 minutes after the reported stabbing in Hollywood – at 184th Street and Avalon Boulevard, said Deputy Crystal Hernandez of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

“The victim was pronounced dead at the scene,” Hernandez said.

Homicide detectives were investigating the man’s death.

There may have been others stabbed who were transported to hospitals separately, according to Sgt. F. Binion of the Carson Sheriff’s Station.

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