Stabbing on Metro Gold Line train leaves one dead
A man was stabbed to death aboard a Metro Gold Line train Tuesday morning, officials said.
Authorities received reports of a stabbing about 11:30 a.m. at the Gold Line’s Irwindale station, said Ramon Montenegro, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Transit Services Bureau.
For the record:
8:25 a.m. Nov. 28, 2018An earlier version of this article said the victim was a woman. The person who was stabbed to death was a man.
The train continued one station west to the Duarte/City of Hope station, where paramedics found the victim, who had died from his wounds.
One man has been detained as a potential suspect in the crime, but authorities have not confirmed whether he was involved, Montenegro said.
A shuttle bus was ferrying passengers between the Monrovia and Irwindale stations, Metro spokesman Dave Montero said.
It was not known how many passengers were on the train during the attack.
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