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Jason Elliot Hodges, 41

Jason Elliot Hodges, a 41-year-old black man, was fatally stabbed Monday, March 11, in the 700 block of South Pacific Avenue in San Pedro, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

Shortly before 10 p.m., Hodges got into an argument inside a business, where he was stabbed multiple times, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jeffrey Tiffin. 

A friend tried to take Hodges to the hospital, but the car broke down near the back of the facility. Hodges was pronounced dead inside the car at 10:02 p.m., according to coroner’s records. 

The assailant fled. It’s unknown what the dispute was over, but detectives are looking for witnesses. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Tiffin at (310) 726-7884. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 

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