Martin Kennedy Jr., an 18-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Saturday, Sept. 24, in the 9300 block of Stanford Avenue in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 2:45 a.m., Kennedy was leaving a house party with a group of people when they got into a confrontation with another group, said LAPD Det. Nate Kouri. The group Kennedy was with ran away, then Kennedy was stabbed, Kouri said.
Kennedy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:23 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police are unsure what the altercation was about but said it is not related to gang activity.
Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD's Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.