Marco Murillo Jr. 13, identified as Los Angeles stabbing victim
Marco Murillo Jr. Death – Candles have been laid out along a sidewalk in downtown Los Angeles as friends and family grieve the loss of a 13-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed in an altercation with another group of teenagers earlier this week. The altercation occurred earlier in the week. According to Marco Murillo Jr.’s mother, Lorena Lopez, he was getting food at the Chick-fil-A located near 7th and Flower streets on Wednesday night when another group of kids attacked him. Marco Murillo Jr. is thirteen years old.
Lorena Lopez reported
After being stabbed, he was taken to the hospital immediately. After some time had passed, he passed away. Alexis Lopez, the boy’s aunt, described her nephew Marco as a “good kid” who possessed “good intentions and a good soul.” His mother says there’s no indication her son knew the others involved in the attack. According to Lorena Lopez, who spoke to journalist, “As far as I know my son’s never seen these guys a day in his life,” “These gentlemen are unknown to my child. I’ve never seen them.”
Suspect was detained
In connection with this investigation, the police are looking for two minor suspects. One person, who was at first referred to only as a “person of interest,” was taken into custody and placed in handcuffs in order to be questioned at the site. However, a member of the crowd swung a skateboard at the officers, which caused a commotion that allowed the individual who was handcuffed to get away. The person who was swinging the skateboard around was taken into custody.
Related topic: Man fatally stabbed in East Los Angeles
In the early hours of Sunday morning, a guy who was in his early to mid-30s was tragically stabbed in East Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a stabbing that occurred in the 4300 block of Union Pacific Avenue at approximately 1:15 a.m., according to a news release issued by the department. T
he victim, who had been stabbed in the upper torso, was brought to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead after receiving treatment for his injuries. There was no information available concerning a suspected suspect in the case. Anyone who may have information can call the number 323-890-5500. You can phone Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit their website at lacrimestoppers.org to submit information while remaining anonymous.
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