Woman stabs four shoppers at Los Angeles store

09:12, May 04, 2010      

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A woman stabbed and wounded four people in a busy store in West Hollywood of Los Angeles on Monday, police said.

Layla Trawick randomly stabbing people with a blade about the size of a kitchen knife on Monday noon, Los Angeles sheriff's Sgt. Josh Mankini said.

Three women and a man were wounded in the attack, and one of them was stabbed in the neck and shoulder, Mankini said.

The wounded were sent to area hospitals for treatment, he said.

The 34-year-old attacker was subdued by an off-duty sheriff's deputy who happened to be at the scene, according to Mankini.

The off-duty deputy, identified as Clay Grant, was in the store when he heard screaming, spotted the suspect, identified himself as a law enforcement officer and arrested her at gunpoint, Mankini said.

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