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Trevante Romero Banks, 27

Trevante Romero Banks, a 27-year-old black man, died Thursday, May 25, after he was stabbed near West Martin Luther King Jr. and Crenshaw boulevards in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 11:30 p.m. on May 4, Banks and another person were standing on a street corner drinking together when the other man challenged Banks to a fist fight, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido.

The man pulled out a knife and stabbed Banks, police said. Detectives are looking for the suspect, whom they describe as a black man in his 30s.

Banks was taken to a hospital, where he died May 25 at 8:14 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD’s Southwest Division homicide squad at (323) 786-5110. 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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