(AP) - Merced County's district attorney has concluded that police were justified in the shooting death of an 18-year-old student who went on a stabbing spree at a central California university last month, injuring four.
(AP) - A college freshman angered over his eviction from a study group planned to kill a police officer, steal a gun and shoot those who had evicted him, according to a document found on his body after police shot him dead.
5:15 p.m. The Merced County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday, that during the autopsy of Faisal Mohammad, “investigators developed a lead regarding a possible motive."
Officials do not believe terrorism was a factor in the attack.
UPDATE 5:17 p.m. - Four people are recovering from stab wounds sustained in an attack on the U.C. Merced campus Wednesday morning. The attacker, who was a student, was shot and killed by campus police.