A man was fatally stabbed Sunday morning while walking in El Monte, and the assailant remains at large, authorities said.
The victim was walking with his cousin just before noon in the 4200 block of Peck Road when a car pulled up alongside the pair, said Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
A man got out of the front passenger seat, confronted the pair and stabbed the victim in the chest, Navarro-Suarez said.
The assailant returned to the car, which drove north and fled the scene.
The stabbing victim and his cousin ran south along Peck Road to a home, where the man collapsed.
He was later taken...