Long Beach, Calif. A homeless man was stabbed to death in Long Beach who is believed to be homeless, officials said on October 3.
According to Long Beach Police, a stabbing was reported near Lyndon Avenue and Harding Street at around 2:10 p.m. Saturday.
Police said oncoming officers found several people trying to aid a man who stabbed his upper body near a grassy area behind an apartment complex. By the time paramedics from the Long Beach Fire Department arrived, officers performed CPR on the victim and pronounced her dead at the scene.
Police said he was later identified as 46-year-old Ausej Sauta.
Homicide detectives learned from their initial investigation that Souta approached a man sitting under a tree near the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street, and the two men had a fight, which escalated to a stabbing.
Police said the suspect, described as a slim, middle-aged man, fled and was last seen walking north on Atlantic Avenue. Detectives said they believed the men knew each other.
Anyone with information was urged to contact homicide detectives Ethan Shearer or Michael Hutchinson at 562-570-7244 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
This News Originally From – The Epoch Times