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Homeless man stabbed to death on West Owens Avenue

Homeless man stabbed to death on West Owens Avenue

By Molly Waldron. CREATED May 12, 2013

 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Police are searching for a suspect after a deadly stabbing in Las Vegas on Saturday night. 

Officers were called to the 100 block of West Owens Avenue just before 11 p.m.. When they arrived, they found a man suffering stab wounds. He was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. 

Detectives said the victim was a homeless man who was sleeping between two buildings when he was attacked. 

A witness saw the attacker leave on a silver BMX-style bike and called police. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 20-25 years old, about 5 feet 2 inches tall and 150 pounds. He is clean shaven and was last seen wearing a dark blue sweatsuit, blue cap and white tennis shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

The victim has not been identified.