Two stabbed outside party in downtown L.A.; suspect arrested, police say
A suspect was arrested after two people were stabbed outside a large party in downtown Los Angeles early Saturday, police said.
Officers received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon near 7th and Spring streets shortly before 2:45 a.m., said Officer Norma Eisenman, a Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman.
When they responded, they found two people had been stabbed, she said. Both were hospitalized.
About 500 people had gathered for a party, but the attack appeared to have happened outside, Eisenman said.
One person was arrested in connection with the stabbing, she said. The suspect’s identity was not released.
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