LAPD Officers Kill Suspect In Stabbing Spree
(Reuters) — Los Angeles police on Tuesday shot and killed a man after a stabbing rampage that left three people injured along Sunset Boulevard, a bustling thoroughfare in Americans second-largest city, police said.
The unidentified man in his 30s was suspected of stabbing a bicyclist with a knife at about 2 p.m. in the Hollywood neighborhood before walking into a nearby Jack in the Box restaurant where he stabbed two other people, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.
Officers entered the restaurant and attempted to subdue the suspect with a Taser stun gun. They then shot the suspect, who died at the scene, police said.
Two victims were in critical condition but the injuries to the third were not life-threatening, police said on social network Twitter.
Police said they believed the suspect did not know the victims and appeared to have no clear motive for the attack.
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February 01, 2017 at 06:59AM