Transcript for Hero Cop Stops Man in Massachusetts Mall Rampage
We are also learning much more this evening about that deadly rampage inside an American mall. The suspect ramming his stolen car right through the door of that department store and then slashing victims at random. Some did not survive. And tonight, we hear from shoppers inside, as this all unfolded. As we also learn of an off-duty officer who jumped in. ABC's gio Benitez is in Massachusetts. Reporter: This mall, now a crime scene. 28-year-old Arthur Darosa checked himself into a hospital Monday night. His sister told police he had been acting in a disturbed manner. But was released the next morning. He left his child's soccer program. Shortly after, crashing his car. Then, police say, he entered a random house where he stabbed 80-year-old Patricia Slavin and her daughter Kathleen. They were taken to the hospital, where Patricia later died. At 6:40 P.M., Darosa allegedly drove that crashed car here to the galleria mall, slamming into the front of Macy's. Assaulting at least three women before running to the Bertucci's restaurant. He was slashing people. Reporter: Stabbing a waitress. 56-year-old George heath tried to stop the attack. The suspect allegedly stabbing heath. I lost a good man. Reporter: Off-duty sf's deputy James kreeld fired a single bullet. The deputy, being called a hero tonight. And Dave, behind me, you can see that boarded up entrance from the car crashed. Meanwhile, we've learned tonight that the waitress who survived is pregnant. She's in serious condition right now, David.
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