Authorities are asking for the public's help in the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old man Friday evening in West Gateway.
At around 6:25 p.m., Raul Sanchez of Long Beach was stabbed at the 400 block of Daisy Avenue. The victim, was involved in a physical altercation with an unidentified person or persons prior to the stabbing, police said.
Police found found the victim on the sidewalk with stab wound in the upper torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Long Beach Fire Department, according to a press release.
Police believe incident maybe gang related.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives Todd Johnson and Roger Zottneck at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting http://www.lacrimestoppers.org/.