Thirty-four-year-old Alfred Tapia, a reputed gang member, was being held on attempted murder charges after being turned over to U.S. authorities on Wednesday, according to a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.
Deputies with the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded to a call regarding people fighting early Sunday morning and discovered a male victim with stab wounds.
The parents of a 13-year-old boy who was repeatedly stabbed inside a Redondo Beach mall last December are worried their family—and the community—isn’t safe with the attacker still on the loose.
An 18-year-old man who allegedly stabbed a woman jogger in Orange County last week was charged Monday with attempted murder, among other felonies.
Los Angeles police say officers shot and killed a man brandishing a knife in a crowded shopping district near downtown.