STOCKTON (CBS13) – Not only was a man robbed then shot Wednesday, police say two people were stabbed in separate incidents – including one fatally.
According to the Stockton Police Department, the first violent incident happened a little after 5 p.m. along the 800 block of South California Street. Police say that two men got into some sort of argument that escalated to a stabbing.
The man stabbed was taken to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead.
Police are still investigating the incident and surveillance footage (attached above) of the suspect was released Thursday morning. Neighbors later called police to report that they believed the man lived along the 1300 block of Grant Street.
Officers soon showed up and found the suspect in the front yard of a home. Police say a pit bull charged them as they approached the yard, forcing officers to open fire and kill the dog.
After the shooting, officers took the suspect into custody without further incident. The suspect arrested has not been identified.
In another violent incident, a man met up with some people along the 3100 block of West Benjamin Holt Drive he thought were potential buyers of stuff he had advertised on Craigslist. Instead, one of the suspects grabbed a game console from the man, while the other suspect pulled out a handgun.
The man tried get his console back, but the suspect shot him. The man had to be taken to the hospital, while the suspects got away.
Later, a little after 2 a.m. Thursday along the 600 block of West Longview Avenue, officers showed up after a report of a person stabbed. They found that a man, who had been in some sort of argument with around a dozen people, had been punched numerous times and then stabbed.
Police say the man is suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound and was transported to a hospital. Few details about the suspects were given.