SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of a man who helped stop a suspected terrorist attack in Europe.
James Tran, 28, is accused of attempted murder in the Oct. 8 stabbing of Spencer Stone in Midtown Sacramento.READ MORE: California To Give 40% Of COVID Vaccine Doses To Vulnerable Areas
“Today is a great day for our city and our organization,” said Sacramento Police Chief Sam Somers.READ MORE: Granite Bay Mansion Heavily Damaged In House Fire
Somers says Tran is the figure shown in surveillance video stabbing Stone multiple times in the back.
Somers says the altercation started over a dispute over cellphone video.
“People like to use cellphones, people like to catch people in different situations, and there was people in one party that videotaped somebody else,” he said.MORE NEWS: Mother And Daughter Killed In Crash On Interstate 5
Tran’s Sacramento County criminal history includes 2008 charges for carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle and drug possession. He served one year in a work furlough program and five years of probation.