Osvaldo Torres, a 49-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Sunday, March 5, in the 1500 block of West 35th Place in Exposition Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 7:53 p.m., officers from the LAPD’s Southwest Division responded to a call of a shooting about a block away from Denker Park, police said. A 42-year-old man told them he was standing near his car when he was shot; the victim was uncooperative with police.
Police then discovered that two others, Torres and a 37-year-old man, had been stabbed at Denker Park during a gathering with more than 50 people, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido.
The 37-year-old was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, and Torres was dropped off at a fire station in the 3000 block of South Hoover Street, Garrido said.
Torres was pronounced dead at 8:18 p ...