3 dead, 11 hurt after man crashes at Guam resort

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Associated Press

Posted on February 12, 2013 at 6:34 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 12 at 6:34 PM

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Police say three people were killed and 11 injured after a man crashed a car into a convenience store at a Guam resort, then got out and began stabbing those around him.

The Pacific Daily News reports that the crash and attack attack Monday night at a shopping area at the Outrigger Guam Resort sent frightened hotel guests fleeing for safety.

A witness told the newspaper that the driver got out, ran up to bystanders and began stabbing them.

Guam Police Chief Fred Bordallo said at a news conference early Tuesday that authorities had a suspect, described as a "young adult male," in custody. No additional details about the investigation were released.

Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo said the U.S. territory is working with the Japanese Consulate to provide support and assistance to the families of victims.

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