ENCINO (CBSLA) — At least one person was dead Thursday after a man went on a slashing spree with a machete and a knife in Encino, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Police say a man armed with a machete and a knife killed one person and wounded another Thursday in Encino. (CBSLA)
Police said a male suspect was taken into custody, accused of slashing a person at a home on Ventura Boulevard and White Oak Avenue and killing a person at a home on Alonzo Avenue and White Oak Place before going to a third home on Karen Drive and White Oak Place where he was taken into custody.
Police said the man, who has not yet been identified, had a dog with him. Animal control was called to the scene and took the animal into protective custody.
The names of the two victims have not yet been released, nor has a motive been established.