Local police in the state of Nevada announced Thursday night that two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing in the city of Las Vegas.

Iran PressAmerica: American society is plagued by many violent crimes, and according to the data of research conducted this year (2022), the trend of these crimes continues to increase, as robbery and assault are at the top.

The results of this research show that violent crimes have increased by 4.2% in the period from January to June 2022 compared to the same period last year.

n attacker with a large kitchen knife killed two people and wounded six others in stabbings along the Las Vegas Strip before being arrested Thursday, police said.

Three people were hospitalized in critical condition and another three were in stable condition, according to Las Vegas police who said they began receiving 911 calls about the stabbings around 11:40 a.m. on the north end of the Strip.

Authorities said the suspect identified himself to police and they are working to determine his "true identity." They described him as Hispanic and in his 30s, and said he does not appear to be a Las Vegas resident. 219 

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