'Bizarre' Stabbing Near Glendale Courthouse Leaves One Man Dead, Another Wounded
One man was killed and another injured in front of the Glendale Courthouse this morning in an incident police are calling "kind of bizarre."A man in his 40s was stabbed to death before 2 a.m. this morning near the Glendale Courthouse at 600 East Broadway, KTLA reports. Another man in his 30s was also wounded, and police say he was able to flee to a police station across the street and use the callbox. He told police that he'd been stabbed and what his attacker looked like, then collapsed.
Responding officers transported that man to the hospital, and he is expected to survive. The other man, who officers found by following a trail of blood, had been stabbed numerous times and was pronounced dead at the scene. His description matched what the other man told police when he called, and a knife was discovered at the scene. The names of the men have yet to be released.
Police believe that the two men were involved in a fight with each other and that there were no other people involved, though how it all played out is unclear.
"It's kind of bizarre," Sgt. Robert William of the Glendale Police Department said, according to ABC7. "There are so many unanswered questions."
The courthouse, the nearby police station and surrounding streets have been closed while police investigate and check to see if any courthouse surveillance cameras caught the alleged attack. Those with emergencies will still be able to access a portion of the police station, though it's not clear whether the courthouse will be open at any point today.