HIGHLAND PARK — A male passenger was stabbed to death on board a Metro bus Monday night while traveling northbound on Figueroa Street, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.
LASD, which is in charge of security on Metro buses and trains, said the stabbing was reported at about 10:40 p.m. Homicide detectives found a male Latino victim near Figueroa Street and Meridian streets, according to an LASD bulletin. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was stabbed in the chest during an argument with three Latino men who boarded the 81 bus line at Figueroa and Avenue 57. The three suspects headed west on Meridian after getting off the bus.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who want to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).
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