COVINA — Authorities Sunday released the name of a 19-year-old La Puente man who was fatally stabbed during a fight at a house party in an unincorporated county area near Covina.
Christian Smith died at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center about an hour and a half after the 2 a.m. stabbing in the 20000 block of Stephanie Drive, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Lt. Cheryl MacWillie said.
He was attending a party with about two-dozen other young adults when he became involved in a fight with another young man, sheriff’s officials said.
After stabbing Smith, the assailant ran from the scene, officials added. No arrests were announced Sunday.
No further information about what led up to the fatal fight was released.