Father Stabbed To Death Trying To Rescue Son From Attackers

EAGLE ROCK (CNS/FOX 11) - A 53-year-old man was stabbed to death in Eagle Rock while trying to rescue his son from two assailants, who were later arrested, police said Sunday.

The knifing happened near Figueroa Street and La Loma Road at 7:55 p.m., not far from the July 4th Rose Bowl firework show.

Paramedics rushed the 53-year-old man to a hospital, where he died from his wounds, said Los Angeles police officer James Richter of the Media Relations Section.

Two male suspects fled into the night after the stabbing, but shortly after they were tracked down by police to a nearby location and taken into
custody without incident, Richter said.

The suspects have not been publicly identified, but they were about 25 and 45 years old, he said.

The age of the victim's son was not immediately available.

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