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Police Arrest Woman for Stabbing 2 Victims With Kitchen Knife at San Diego High School Gym

The gym was used as temporary housing for Comic-Con security guards

Police arrested a 36-year-old woman for allegedly stabbing a couple of victims with a kitchen knife in the San Diego High School Gymnasium early Monday, confirmed police.

It happened at the gym around 1:50 a.m. on the 1400 block of Park Boulevard.

The suspect walked through the gym stabbing air mattresses with a kitchen knife, according to San Diego police. All three women involved were staying at the gym, which was being used as a temporary housing facility for private security guards working at Comic-Con.

Police said the suspect angrily approached the women after vandalizing the mattresses, while claiming someone had stolen her belongings. She then began to stab the victims.

Both victims are in their 20's and suffered injuries that were not considered life threatening, police said. They are expected to recover.

The suspect ran away from the scene. A few minutes later, police took the woman into custody nearby. Central Division detectives are investigating this case.

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