Stabbing at church in San Jose, California, leaves two dead and others fighting for life
wo people have died in a stabbing at a church in San Jose, California, and several other people are “seriously wounded,” police have revealed.
“Our hearts go out to the families of the two community members who have succumbed to stabbing wounds in the attack at Grace Baptist Church downtown,” Mayor Sam Liccardo said in a tweet on Monday morning.
San Jose police said on Twitter that officers responded to a reported stabbing at the church. The department confirmed the deaths and said multiple people had injures, some life-threatening.
Mr Liccardo also said in his tweet that police arrested a suspect.
Police said there were no services taking place at the time of the stabbing, but that homeless individuals had been brought to the church to get them out of the cold.