Mass stabbing in San Jose Church leaves two people killed and multiple victims injured
Two people killed and multiple victims injured after a mass stabbing at a California Baptist Church on Sunday night, reports say.
The San Jose Police Department officers responded to the call reporting of a series of stabbing at Grace Baptist Church at about 7:53 p.m. and confirmed several victims being stabbed. Some of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries.
The identities of all victims are unknown but it was reported that they may be homeless individuals allowed to the church prior to the attack to "get them out of the cold."
Units are currently at the scene of a possible stabbing at the Grace Baptist Church located at 484 E San Fernando St. This is an active scene, please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/0oTioeIqEE— San Jose Police Media Relations (@SJPD_PIO) November 23, 2020
San Jose PD didn’t confirm any information about the arrests made in the connection with the stabbing.
“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 tonight,’ he posted at 8:55pm. ‘SJPD has arrested the suspect. Others are seriously wounded, & we keep them in our prayers.”
The stabbing happened when no services were held in the church. To date, the motive for the attack is unclear. The investigation is ongoing and the police are seeking for the suspect.
Homicide number 40 and 41 for 2020. Media Advisory/Press Release in the morning when more facts are known.— San Jose Police Media Relations (@SJPD_PIO) November 23, 2020