7 Killed in Tokyo Stabbing Spree
10 more wounded after man drove truck into pedestrians in electronics district
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jun 8, 2008 7:36 AM CDT
Rescue workers from Tokyo Fire Department gather to help injured people in Tokyo's Akihabara district, known as Electric Town, Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2008 after a stabbing spree.   (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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(Newser) – A Japanese man plowed his truck into Tokyo pedestrians before jumping out and stabbing them, killing at least 7 and wounding 10 more, the AP reports. Police nabbed a 25-year-old man in the attack, which occurred in the city’s leading electronics district, a hotspot for young people. The suspect announced he had come “to kill people,” said a police spokesman. “He said he was tired of life.”