Man Stabbed Dead in Fight After Illegal Fullerton Street Race

A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in a fight after an illegal street race in Fullerton early Saturday, according to police.

The victim, whose name was not released, had been brought to an emergency room, where staff contacted police around 2:20 a.m., says Fullerton Police Sgt. Kathryn Hamel.

The fellow died at the hospital, Hamel said.

Further investigation revealed the dead man had been stabbed in an altercation at an illegal street race in the 1400 block of Manhattan Avenue, Hamel said.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call Fullerton Police Detective Mario Magliano at 714.738.6753 or Sgt. Matt Rowe at 714.738.6776.

Anonymous tips can be left with Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855.847.6227 (855-TIP-OCCS), via or by texting to 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S) from a cell phone. (All text messages should begin with the letters “OCCS”.)

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