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Man pleads not guilty to LA County bus attacks

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Updated: 7/01 5:56 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to attacking eight people on Los Angeles County transit buses.

Twenty-four-year-old Hector Resendez entered pleas Tuesday to 13 counts of assault with a deadly weapon, battery and attempted murder.

He could face multiple life sentences if convicted.

Prosecutors say he attacked passengers on Metro buses last month, stabbing several with a screwdriver.

Several victims were treated at hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.

There's no word on what motivated the attacks.

 

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