Littlefield Police Shoot & Kill Stabbing Suspect Who Refused to Drop Knife [Updated]
CORRECTION: A previous version had Uolla charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault, but Uolla was pronounced dead at the hospital.
UPDATED: 5:08 p.m.
The 18-year-old who went on a stabbing spree at a community center and was shot by a Littlefield officer has been identified as 18-year-old Angel Uolla.
The victims of the stabbing have also been identified; 75 year-old Norma Jean Bartley, 18 year-old Omar Flores, 38 year-old Oneida Lopez, and 58 year-old Mary Lupe Garcia.
All four victims were taken to the hospital, but Bartley is still listed in critical condition.
One suspect is dead in Littlefield after an alleged police shooting situation.
KAMC News reports Littlefield police and Texas DPS responded around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning (March 21) to reports of a stabbing at Our Place Community Center.
When police arrived, they saw the suspect run away and followed him. Texas DPS says the suspect refused orders to drop the knife and was shot by an officer.
The 18-year-old suspect, later identified as Angel Uolla, was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
Texas DPS says the suspect went into the Lamb County and Community Services Center and assaulted people with a knife. A total of four victims were injured at the community center.
The four victims were identified by Littlefield police as: 75-year-old Norma Jean Bartley; 18-year-old Omar Flores; and 38-year-old Oneida Lopez, 38; and 58-year-old Mary Lupe Garcia. According to authorities, Bartley is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times.
The incident is still under investigation.
This story has been updated.