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4 dead in Southern California Stabbing Spree

Posted: 8:52 PM, Aug 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-08 00:08:11-04

Police say four people are dead, two are wounded and one person is arrested after a series of Southern California stabbings.

Santa Ana Police say A 33-year-old man from Garden Grove who reportedly went on a deadly stabbing spree and killed at least four people in Orange County Wednesday was arrested.

According to NBC Los Angeles, two men were stabbed repeatedly in the 12100 block Jentges Avenue, with one man pronounced dead at the apartment and the other dying later.

The suspect then went into a Subway restaurant and stabbed a person to death before going to a nearby 7-Eleven and attacking a security guard there, the Santa Ana Police Department said.

Police said the man at the 7-Eleven died at the hospital.

Police say when they arrived at the 7-Eleven and encountered the suspected attacker armed with a knife and handgun. The 33-year-old man from Garden Grove was taken into custody.

NBC Los Angeles reports that the police said they believe the motive for the violence was robbery and that the attacks were random.