Breaking: Mass Stabbing Spree in California, Reports of Four Dead, Several Wounded

A suspect is in custody in Garden Grove, California in a mass stabbing spree that left four people dead and several wounded, according to police and media reports. The spree reportedly started in Garden Grove and ended in nearby Santa Ana.

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UPDATE: Four dead, photo of suspect taken during crime spree:

“At least two people are dead, several more critically injured in a series of stabbings in Garden Grove. A suspect has reportedly been taken into custody. Story developing.”

“We have been going from crime scene to crime scene in garden grove and Santa Ana. This one at the 7/11 on Harbor and First. Police confirm multiple stabbings. Trying to determine whether they are all connected @NBCLA”

“GGPD working multiple scenes with several homicides. Multiple robberies and stabbings by suspect. Suspect in custody by #GGPD at Harbor and First in Santa Ana. PIO at Puryear and Chapman in GG. #GGPD32 #homicide”


Video of stabbing victim being treated by first responders:

Video from crime scene shows man in custody, not confirmed if stabbing suspect. Later in the video, A knife is seen on the pavement.

Early report from what appears to be the first stabbing:


“Update: #GardenGrove stabbing began at an apartment on Chapman near Harbor leaving one dead. The suspect traveling along Harbor stabbing people at a shoppping center, gas station and finally at a 7/11 at Harbor and 1st Street. Suspect in custody. #cbsla”

Video report with more details:

UPDATE 8:30 PDT: At briefing, police say motive was robbery, suspect found with “multiple weapons” including a handgun.

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