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Update: 3 Injured In San Jose Stabbing; Suspect Fatally Struck By Truck On Highway 85

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) -- Three victims were hospitalized and a San Jose neighborhood put on edge early Wednesday following an attack by a knife-wielding suspect who was later fatally struck by a truck on Highway 85.

San Jose police said officers responded to a call in the 2100 block of Tehama Ave. in the city's Overfelt neighborhood at around 2:10 a.m.

Police spokesman Sgt. Christian Camarillo said upon arrival, officers found a "chaotic scene" with three adult victims suffering from stab wounds. The suspect had fled but was quickly identified.

"Everyone lives together at this residence," said Camarillo. "We knew who he was, we knew what vehicle he was driving. We were able to put out a 'be on the lookout' to allied agencies in the area."

Later that morning, a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy spotted the suspect vehicle abandoned near S. De Anza Boulevard and Highway 85. At approximately 5:17 a.m., the California Highway Patrol notified police of a fatal traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Highway 85 in the same area.

"We quickly, you know, connected the dots and were able to confirm that the pedestrian who died in that fatality was our suspect for the multiple stabbings on Tehama," said Camarillo.

The suspect was not immediately identified and Camarillo said it was still not known what motivated or precipitated the stabbings. All three victims were transported to the hospital and expected to survive their injuries.

Camarillo said the suspect was not being pursued by police at the time of the traffic collision. It was not immediately known whether the suspect was related to the other residents in the home.

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