LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 23-year-old man who was stabbed during an argument on board a Metro B (Red) Line train has died and Friday his assailant is still at large.
The stabbing occurred around 5:20 p.m. Thursday while the suspect and the victim were traveling from Union Station, Fox 11 reported.
The suspect drew a knife during the argument and stabbed the victim in the chest, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Officers were called to the scene and found the victim on a platform at the Pershing Square Station, police said.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he later died, LAPD Officer Tony Im told City News Service.
Police are searching for the suspect, who was last seen leaving up the stairs from the station to the street, authorities said.
The police investigation caused trains to bypass the station, Metro's Patrick Chandler told City News Service.
The suspect was described as a 6-foot tall Black man weighing 180 pounds with black hair. He was last seen wearing dark-colored clothing and carrying a black backpack, police said.