Costa Mesa Police are investigating the death of a man found lying on the ground and bleeding on a residential street Saturday afternoon as a homicide.
The victim of a stabbing, the man has yet to be identified and only described as Hispanic and in his 40s.
Police got the call around 4:30 p.m. Saturday from a nearby resident about a man lying on the ground and bleeding on a front lawn in the 2900 block of Peppertree Lane, according to Sgt. Mike Manson.
The fellow was treated by paramedics for a stab wound and taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana where he later died of his injuries, Manson said.
Anyone with additional information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Michelle Bradbury at 714.754.5120.