Homeless man gets stabbed to death after breaking into a car

LOS ANGELES, CA – A confrontation over an alleged car break-in near the University of Southern California’s Greek Row turned deadly Monday night, resulting in the fatal stabbing of a homeless man, according to police.

The incident unfolded around 8:15 p.m. at the intersection of West 28th Street and University Avenue. Authorities reported that the suspect, a man in his 20s, intervened when he saw the homeless man attempting to break into a vehicle.

During the confrontation, the suspect produced a knife and repeatedly stabbed the homeless man, who succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Police quickly apprehended the suspect, who remains in custody. It is not yet confirmed whether the vehicle in question belonged to the suspect or someone else. The Los Angeles Police Department is continuing its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The area near USC’s Greek Row, known for its student housing and fraternity houses, has seen occasional incidents of crime, but such violent encounters are relatively rare. This incident has raised concerns among residents and students about safety in the neighborhood.

As the investigation continues, authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward. Additional details are expected to be released as they become available.