Stabbing Spree Leaves 8 Injured in Colorado Springs

Suspect reportedly detained by victims
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 13, 2020 9:34 AM CST
Colorado Stabbing Spree Leaves 8 Injured
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Police in Colorado say eight people were stabbed in a string of apparently random attacks overnight in Colorado Springs. All eight were taken to hospitals, and there's no word yet on the severity of their injuries, reports KDVR. The suspect was being held by victims when officers arrived, police say. At least three different attacks took place downtown, starting about 1:30am. Police found two victims at the first site, then more at a second site by a local park. Officers arrested the suspect at the site of yet another stabbing, around 2:10am. "The attacks appeared [to] be random and there is no known relationship between the suspect and the victims," says a police report, per CNN. The suspect hasn't been identified yet. (More Colorado Springs stories.)

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