Man arrested on suspicion of stabbing elderly parents in Sunnyvale

UPDATE: A man arrested for allegedly stabbing his elderly parents at their Sunnyvale home Monday afternoon was identified as 38-year-old Daniel Trujillo, a Department of Public Safety spokesman said.

Trujillo’s parents, who are in their late 70s to early 80s, were transported to area hospitals for treatment and are in stable condition, Hunter said.

Investigators recovered the knife they believe Trujillo used in the alleged crime, according to Hunter.

The 38-year-old lived at the home with his parents, public safety officials said.

The couple’s two other adult children were also inside the home at the time of the incident, according to Hunter.

SUNNYVALE (BCN) — A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his elderly parents at a Sunnyvale home Monday afternoon, a Department of Public Safety spokesman said.

Officers responded to the 200 block of Gabilan Avenue on a report of a family disturbance and stabbing around 1:30 p.m., public safety Capt. Jeff Hunter said.

The man was found in front of the home when police arrived and he was being uncooperative with the officers, who soon after took him into custody, Hunter said.

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The man’s parents were transported to a hospital for treatment, according to Hunter. An update on their conditions was not immediately available.

Department officials have not released the suspect’s name. West Washington Avenue is closed at Gabilan Avenue for the police investigation.

A shelter-in-place order was briefly called for at Vargas Elementary School at 1054 Carson Drive, which is about three blocks away from the home, while the officers responded and arrested the suspect, public safety officials said.

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