3 dead after series of stabbings in South Bay

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Three people died after a chain of stabbings in the South Bay. 

The San Jose Police Department confirmed a carjacking and two stabbings Thursday afternoon and the Milpitas Police Department also responded to a separate stabbing. 

One suspect is currently in custody. 

The first stabbing happened at Kooser Road in San Jose around 3:11 p.m.

Shortly after, SJPD officers were dispatched to a separate stabbing resulting in a carjacking on the 1800 block of Hillsdale Avenue. The suspect tried to flee in a stolen car and hit a pedestrian. 

Around 7 p.m., SJPD announced a suspect was arrested in Milpitas. 

At this time, it is unknown if the San Jose stabbing or Milpitas incident occurred first. 


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