Authorities were investigating a homicide on Tuesday after a person was found stabbed to death on the sidewalk in a Woodland Hills neighborhood.
Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to the 5100 block of San Feliciano Drive in Woodland Hills following reports of a hit-and-run at around 5:47 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers found a man on the sidewalk in a pool of blood.
“It’s awful,” a neighbor told CBSLA on Tuesday. ” It’s horrible. Who could have stabbed him at five in the morning?
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics told officers the victim had multiple stab wounds to the back. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators believe the victim was stabbed in the middle of the street, then walked to the sidewalk and collapsed.
The victim was described as a 41-year-old man from Woodland Hills. His identity is withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Detectives were reviewing surveillance video Tuesday afternoon and scouring the area for witnesses.
Detectives found no evidence that this incident was related to a traffic accident.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Steve Castro, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Homicide Bureau, at (818) 374-1925. After hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.