TOPANGA CANYON—The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s assistance with any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who murdered a 21-year-old man.

According to the LAPD Blog, on December 6 at around 8:30 p.m. Topanga Area patrol officers responded to a call of an “Assault with a Deadly Weapon” at a Los Angeles hospital. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, who was a Hispanic male had been dropped off at the emergency room with a stab wound, while waiting in the ER, the victim died from his injuries.

An early investigation by authorities revealed the victim was taken to the hospital by potential witnesses in the case, who left the facility without making a statement to officers or detectives.

For more information on the investigation contact Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide, Detective John Doerbecker at (818) 374-1943. 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 Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.