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Police identify assailant in Elk Grove triple stabbing

Loc Nguyen, 20, was arrested Friday night following a triple stabbing at an Elk Grove apartment complex.
Loc Nguyen, 20, was arrested Friday night following a triple stabbing at an Elk Grove apartment complex. Elk Grove Police Department

Elk Grove police have identified Loc Nguyen, 20, as an assailant in a road rage incident on Friday night that left three people stabbed.

Nguyen was arrested Friday night at Kaiser South hospital while seeking treatment for a fractured finger and abrasions to his hands and face. A second suspect in the stabbings, Johnny Tran, 18, remains at large.

According to police, Nguyen was confronted by residents of The Crossings at Elk Grove apartments for speeding in the parking lot while children were present. Nguyen and Tran, who was driving a separate vehicle, fought with three residents of the complex after an argument erupted. The three victims were stabbed with a pocket knife and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

One of the stabbing victims was released from the hospital, said Detective Josh Magdaleno of the Elk Grove Police Department.

Nguyen is being held on $50,000 bail at Sacramento County Jail for three felony counts of assualt with a deadly weapon. An arrest warrant is expected to be released for Tran by the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.

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