ECHO PARK — Police released a surveillance video in an effort to capture the suspects who fatally stabbed a 23-year-old man in June after he walked out of a liquor store on the southern edge of Echo Park.
Oscar Lazo was assaulted by several Latino men outside Union Liquor at the corner of Beverly Boulevard and Union Street on Tuesday, June 23 at about 10 p.m. Lazo, who lived in the area, was chased for about a block before he was assaulated again and collapsed, according to the L.A. Times’ Homicide Report. Lazo, who was stabbed with an unknown object,was declared dead at the scene, police said.
LAPD said the motive for the crime remains unknown, and the suspects remain at large. “Detectives are releasing surveillance video of the vicious attack in hopes that someone may have information which would assist in solving this crime,” according to an LAPD press release.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspects in the video is asked to call Rampart Homicide Detectives R. Martinez or J. Audelo at (213) 484-3642. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to the Rampart Division Watch Commander at (213) 484-3650, or 877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247)
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