Suspect Yoni Barrios will be our focus. We will look at his motives for the attack.
Who is Yoni Barrios?
He is a 32 year old man.
He is the suspect in the deadly stabbing rampage which occurred in Las Vegas.
Barrios started his unprovoked stabbing free infront of a casino on South Las Vegas Boulevard at 11.41 am.
He is charged for attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed eight people in that stabbing rampage.
Yoni is being held at Clark County Detention Center.
Police has confirmed the incident of his arrest. They said He acted alone:
“This was an isolated incident,” Deputy Chief James LaRochelle said in a statement. “All evidence indicates Barrios acted alone and there are no outstanding suspects at this time.”
What was the motives of Yoni Barrios stabbing?
The motives of Barrios who has been charged with six counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon is still unknown.
Police spoke about how the victims are faring indicating that one died at the scene.
“A total of eight victims were located,” the Las Vegas police said. “One of those victims was pronounced deceased at the scene, and a second victim was pronounced deceased at University Medical Center. The remaining victims were transported to area hospitals.”
The LVMPD added: “Currently, three of them are in critical condition and the others are stable.”