Deadly gunfire and stab wounds: US has a turbulent weekend
Several states in the United States have been unsettled over the weekend with a series of attacks that have killed people.
In Nebraska, a man wounded 4 people in a restaurant: two died
Nebraska man arrested for allegedly injuring four people, two of whom died, at a Sonic Drive-In restaurant, writes USA Today.
Roberto Carlos Silva Jr., 23, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson. In a press release from the Bellevue Police Department, Silva has been detained in Sarpi County Jail.
Police responded to reports of a possible bomb inside a moving truck in a fast food restaurant parking lot on Saturday night, November 21, in Bellevue near Omaha, according to Lt. Andy Jashinski. A minute later, the call was updated with a message about a possible shooting.
Police identified those killed as Nathan Pastran, 22, and Ryan Helbert, 28, both restaurant employees who were killed in the shooting, police said Sunday night, November 22. Two other employees, 18-year-old Zoe Rees Atalig Luhan and 25-year-old Kenneth Gerner, were hospitalized. A fifth Sonic employee was slightly injured but refused hospital treatment. The shooter's motive remains unknown.
Jashinski told reporters that the "fireworks" or "device" caused the truck to ignite. A reporter from KETV posted a video on Twitter showing a fire brigade trying to put out a truck late Saturday night, November 21.
Silva had previously been arrested on Wednesday, November 18, for identity theft at the same restaurant. According to the World-Herald, he allegedly used the Sonic app to order hamburgers and corn dog for $ 57. During the arrest, the police seized three firearms from Silva. He was released from prison on Thursday November 19 after paying 10% of his $ 1500 bond.
In Wisconsin, a 15-year-old boy injures 8 people in a mall
The Vauwatos, Wisconsin Police Department announced that a 15-year-old teenager had been arrested in connection with a Mayfair mall shooting that injured eight people. The incident took place on Friday, November 20, writes Weau.com.
Vauwatosa Police Chief Barry Webber made a statement on Sunday, November 22, just two days after the incident. He added that the alleged firearms used by the teenager were discovered during the arrest.
Police say the suspect fled with other people who were exiting the mall. The police believe that this is not an accidental act and that there is no danger to society.
The name of the police suspect has not been released. Officials say the suspect's photo was not initially released due to fears that the investigation could be compromised and evidence destroyed.
Mayfair Shopping Center was opened to the public on Sunday 22 November.
In California, two people were stabbed to death in a church
Two people died from injuries at Grace Baptist Church in San Jose, California on Sunday night, Nov.22, according to the San Jose Police Department. Writes about it CNN.
Police said there were "several victims of stab wounds," some with life-threatening injuries, two of whom died from their wounds.
Law enforcers added that no church services were held during the knife attack, adding that the homeless were brought to church to save them from the cold.
An investigation is ongoing and San Jose police were unable to disclose further details.
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In New York, three people were stabbed: one was killed
A man fought for his life after being wounded in the middle of 34th Street in the early morning of Sunday, November 22, just a few blocks from where two more knife attacks had occurred a few hours earlier, writes New York Post.
The latest victim, a 51-year-old man, was left in a pool of blood on Manhattan's main street at the 8th Avenue intersection after a fight around 8:30 am, police sources said.
“I heard a scream and then saw a guy running towards the subway,” 23-year-old witness Sek Queen from Brooklyn told The Post. - Then others started to run. I turned around and saw a guy on the ground, bleeding - hard. It looked bad. "
According to police, the victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition.
The Sunday attack came just four blocks from where a man was stabbed to death late Saturday night, November 21. It happened outside the 2 Bros Pizza diner, and another stab was struck late Saturday night on the train to Grand Central.
Sources identified the murdered man as 39-year-old Ronald Massaro. He was wounded in the chest after a fight with another man. Massaro was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Sources said the suspect, whom they named Lawrence Downey, 52, was later arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
About an hour after the attack, a subway driver, identified by sources as 53-year-old Luis Andino, was wounded in the face after a fight with two men that began on a train in the city center and crossed onto the platform. Benigno Perez, 37, was arrested on suspicion of assault, with a second suspect still at large.
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