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Cesar Lopez, 25

Cesar Lopez, a 25-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Sunday, Aug. 6, in the 10800 block of Kalmia Street in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

At 3:10 a.m., Lopez was sitting in a dark-blue sedan with three others when he saw a woman nearby, Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido said.

Police said that Lopez tried to hit on the woman before a dark-colored sedan pulled up and another man got out.

Lopez got out of his car, and he and the man got into an argument. Lopez was stabbed during the skirmish.

The assailant, a Latino, fled, and police are looking to identify him.

Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:30 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Bureau detectives at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter

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