Posted Oct. 29, 2014
Angel Martin Contreras, an 18-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the 1600 block of East 218th Street in Carson, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 3 p.m., deputies responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies found three people who were injured: an 18-year-old man, a 15-year-old male teenager and Contreras.
Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:05 p.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.
Deputies detained, questioned and released two people. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Nicole Santa Cruz