2 people were killed and 6 were hurt in stabbings outside a casino in Las Vegas, according to police:
Yoni Barrios, a 32-year-old suspect, is in police custody. The reason is unknown.
Knife assault in Las Vegas leaves 2 dead and 6 injured.
Police in Las Vegas report that a string of stabbings that occurred outside a casino on Thursday resulted in two fatalities, six injuries, including three that are critical, and the deaths of two persons.
According to authorities, a stabbing spree outside a casino in Las Vegas on Thursday left two individuals dead and six more hurt.
According to Las Vegas police, three of the victims are in critical condition, while the other three survivors are in stable condition.
At a press conference on Thursday, sheriff Joseph Lombardo indicated that both locals and visitors were among the victims.
On Thursday, October 6, 2022, a road near the scene of many stabbings in front of a Strip casino in Las Vegas is blocked off by police tape.
According to Deputy Chief James LaRochelle, the original stabbing, which happened about 11:40 a.m. local time, happened on the sidewalk along Las Vegas Boulevard. He claimed that it seemed to be an unprovoked act.
According to him, the guy continued south and stabbed five more people before stabbing a final victim on Sands Avenue. When and when the eighth person was stabbed are unknown.
According to authorities, one person was declared dead at the site, while a second passed away after being taken to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
According to the Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner, the two fatalities were Brent Allan Hallett, 47, of Las Vegas, and Maris Mareen Digiovanni, 30, both of Las Vegas.
Yoni Barrios, 32, the suspect, fled the scene but was apprehended by a security guard and a police officer in a “matter of minutes,” according to the police.
According to authorities, a sizable kitchen knife that was used in the event has been found at the location.
Police think Barrios acted alone and said they don’t know why.
According to authorities, he was arrested on two counts of open murder with a deadly weapon and six counts of attempted murder.