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Stabbing on Metro Gold Line train leaves one dead

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A man was stabbed to death Tuesday on a Metro Gold Line train.

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 AM, Nov. 28, 2018 An 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.

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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.

alejandra.reyesvelarde@latimes.com

Twitter: @r_valejandra

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