Fatal stabbing at South LA Metro station

- Due to the investigation into a fatal stabbing Thursday night, the Metro Green Line Avalon Station in South Los Angeles remains closed Friday for an unknown duration.

Metro said it has set up a bus bridge between its stations in Harbor Gateway and Willowbrook to help commuters get around the closure.

The stabbing was reported at the station at 9:53 p.m. Thursday, said Deputy Lisa Jansen of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Responding deputies found the victim dead at the scene. The suspect is a male Hispanic about 5 feet 5, according to reports.

Anyone with information about the incident was urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Information may be submitted anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

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