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Suspect arrested for deadly stab in San Jose church

San Jose, CA (AP) — Police said Monday that a suspect was arrested in connection with two fatal stabs and three injuries in a church used as a homeless shelter in Silicon Valley, California. It was.


What you need to know

  • Police said two people were killed and three were injured after being stabbed Sunday night at the Grace Baptist Church in San Jose, California.
  • Homeless people were taken to church to protect themselves from the cold.
  • The suspect was arrested, police said on Monday

“There was one suspected murder last night,” San Jose Police Department said in a Twitter post.

The sting occurred on Sunday night at a non-worship Grace Baptist church, officials said the man died there and the woman died in the hospital. The other three injured men were hospitalized on Monday in a serious but stable condition.

According to the non-profit website, the church, through non-profit Grace Solutions, provides up to 50 men and women with overnight winter shelter during cold rainy weather, for those in need of a shower. We make it available daily for drop-in visits.

“The uncontained individuals were brought to church to get out of the cold,” San Jose police tweeted.

Temperatures in San Jose were in the low 50s when the attack struck just before 8pm on Sunday, but dropped to the low 30s overnight.

According to police, the motive for the attack is under investigation. The Grace Baptist Church did not immediately respond to the phone message for comment on Monday.

“The horrific stabs at the Grace Baptist Church in downtown San Jose last night hurt the victims and their loved ones. They lost two community members,” San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo told social media. It was. “I pray for the recovery of others who were seriously injured in the attack.”

Victims have not been identified, and police said the names of those who died will be published by the Santa Clara County Coroner Office after being notified to their families.

Suspect arrested for deadly stab in San Jose church

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