Man Crashes Car Into Walmart, Attacks Customers
Police probing bizarre San Jose rampage
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 1, 2013 3:06 AM CDT
Police cars maintain a perimeter around a San Jose, Calif., Walmart after a motorist drove through a store entrance and began assaulting shoppers yesterday.   (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

(Newser) – At least four people were injured when a man went on a bizarre rampage in a California Walmart yesterday. Witnesses said the man sped around the San Jose parking lot, sideswiping at least one other vehicle, before crashing his car into the store's front entrance, traveling about 20 feet before he was stopped by a beer display, the San Jose Mercury News reports. He then exited his vehicle and started beating employees and shoppers with what appeared to be a metal bar.

The man, who appeared to be around 30 years old, was tackled and tied up by bystanders, witnesses say. Police say he is being treated in the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and has not yet been identified. Four people were taken to the hospital, one with serious injuries. The motive is still a mystery, the Los Angeles Times reports. "We don’t know if there was an intended target or not," a police spokesman says.

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Apr 1, 2013 11:12 AM CDT
It is a place that kind has a freak magnet element attached to it. In one the other day and I swear it was day that they offered a 10% discount for the fattest person and everyone was in competition. Another time I was in one and over the loudspeaker came and an annouce the fryer was down in the fast food place I was expecting a riot.
Apr 1, 2013 10:01 AM CDT
Pffffft. This is a typical Sunday at Wal-Mart and that is during the slow times. Wake me when you have something really bizarre from Wal-Mart.
Apr 1, 2013 9:42 AM CDT
See, this is what happens when one's "Hope" dies, while waiting for "and change."