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Roshon Dwayne Davis, 26

Roshon Dwayne Davis (2014-01-30)

Roshon Dwayne Davis, a 26-year-old black man, died Thursday, Jan. 30, after being stabbed a day earlier on the northeast corner of South La Brea Avenue and Coliseum Street in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Davis was stabbed about 3 p.m. on Jan. 29 after an altercation with a person at a gas station, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling.

Davis staggered to his home in the 3800 block of Gibraltar Avenue and shouted for help. Another person called an ambulance, and Davis was taken to a hospital.

Davis was pronounced dead at noon Jan. 30, said Ed Winter, a coroner’s spokesman. An autopsy showed that he died of a stab wound to the chest. Detectives are looking for witnesses. 

Anyone with information can call the LAPD Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-1383. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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