Jesus Manuel Nuñez, a 38-year-old Latino, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, after he was stabbed at Del Amo Boulevard and Violeta Avenue in Lakewood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Nuñez and his girlfriend were walking home from a doughnut shop around 1:15 a.m. when a dark sedan stopped alongside them and a man, a woman and a female juvenile got out, demanding their property, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
In the ensuing struggle, one of the three stabbed Nuñez in the torso, Mendoza said. They then took a few items — Mendoza said he couldn’t specify what was taken — and got back in the car, driving south on Violeta Avenue.
Nuñez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:59 a.m., according to coroner’s records. His girlfriend was not injured.
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