PALMDALE, Calif. – A man and a woman were fatally stabbed in Palmdale Thursday, and an investigation was underway.
Paramedics sent to the 39800 block of 10th Street West just after 11:50 a.m. on a report of the stabbing found the woman dead at the scene and the man suffering from at least one stab wound in the area, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The man was taken to a hospital, where he died of his wounds. The identities of the two victims were withheld pending notification of their next of kin.
“The area surrounding the Kohl’s parking lot at 39850 10th St. West is closed due to police activity at this time,” the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station tweeted early Thursday afternoon. “Do not attempt to access the area. We anticipate the area to be closed for several hours during this active investigation.”
No suspect description was provided.
Anyone with information on the stabbing was asked to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.