UPDATE=> Merced Sheriff: Faisal Mohammad’s Belongings Show He Intended to Do More Harm
Four people were stabbed Wednesday on the campus of UC Merced.
The attacker was shot dead with a gun.
The suspect was named on Thursday morning — FAISAL MOHAMMAD was a freshman on campus.
He was carrying an 8-10 inch knife.
Faisal Mohammad was wearing “all black” during the attack on campus.
— Michael King (@mhking) November 5, 2015
** Here is Faisal’s Google+ account.
“He had like a sweatshirt, and the hoodie was up… and it covered his whole face,” student Blanca Ayala said.
The suspect carried a black backpack. He was shot by a campus police officer on Scholars Bridge, which cuts through the middle of campus.
Faisal was reportedly a shy kid – with knives.
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) November 5, 2015
The Merced Sheriff today said the items in Mohammad’s backback indicate he had plans to injure more people.
Merced sheriff says items in attacker's backpack indicate he had plans to injure more people.
— David Bienick (@kcrabienick) November 5, 2015
"The evidence found in that backpack were his intentions were to go further than he did." -Sheriff Vern Warnke Merced County
— CBS47 (@CBS47) November 5, 2015
** The Sheriff’s office say they have a possible motive.