posted on Jun, 30 2003 @ 08:02 AM
Should we now ban swords? I would point out that a CCW abiding citizen could have stopped this in its tracks...
IRVINE — A Santa Ana man wielding a sword killed two people and injured three others before he was shot and killed by police today at Albertson's
supermarket, 3931 Irvine Blvd., authorities said.
Police were called to the scene at 9:36 a.m., responding to reports that a man was attacking people with a large, sharp object. There were 30 to 40
customers and employees in the store at the time. Police identified the assailant as Joe Parker of Santa Ana, a former employee of the store. He was
shot by police and died at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana.