SHERMAN OAKS—Authorities are looking for a suspect involved for fatally stabbing a 35 year-old transient male in Sherman Oaks on Thursday, April 2.
The report was received by the Los Angeles Police Department Thursday evening after witnesses heard screams coming from the Sepulveda Basin. The LAPD arrived on the 15200 block of Burbank Boulevard where they found the victim with multiple stab wounds lying on the sidewalk.
The name of the victim has not been disclosed to the public. Authorities are currently investigating a motive for the crime. The Sepulveda Basin is known to contain many homeless encampments.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Detective Moselle from the Valley Bureau Homicide at 818-374-9550. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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.
Tipsters may alsovisit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu.Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.