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Man fatally stabbed at beach in Ventura

An impromptu memorial has popped up at the Thousand Oaks intersection where a pro-Israeli demonstrator was fatally injured Sunday.
Lance Orozco
Detectives are investigating a fatal stabbing at a Ventura County beach.

Motive unknown, but investigators looking at whether it could be gang-related.

Detectives are trying to figure out what led to a fatal stabbing at a popular South Coast beach.

It happened at around 7 p.m. Tuesday at Surfer’s Point, which is near the Ventura County Fairgrounds.

Ventura Police say a man was stabbed near the restrooms. Raymond Morales later died at a hospital. Investigators think there are two suspects in the attack.

They say they are trying to determine if the attack on the 39-year-old man is gang related.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.