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Vincent Maddox, 21

Vincent Maddox, a 21-year-old black man, was stabbed to death Thursday, Oct. 18, in the 3300 block of West 27th Street in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Officials said Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responding to an emergency call found Maddox with his throat slit in an alley.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:50 p.m.

The killing is believed to be gang-related.

Anyone with information about the fatal stabbing is asked to contact LAPD criminal gang and homicide Dets. Dilkes or Calicchia at (213) 485-1383. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Wesley Lowery

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