Stabbings, Fatalities Force UC Davis To Cancel Night Classes

Police tape blocks off the crime scene outside a church where a man shot dead four people, including three of his children, before turning the gun on himself, February 28, 2022 in Sacramento, California. - A father shot dead three of his own children on February 28 before turning the gun on himself in a US church, police said. A fifth person also died in the shooting in Sacramento, California, though it was not clear if that person was related to what police said was a domestic incident. (Photo by Andri Tambunan / AFP) (Photo by ANDRI TAMBUNAN/AFP via Getty Images)
  • UC Davis has announced that in-person night classes will be put on hold, after a third stabbing Monday night left a woman in critical condition, and a community on edge.
  • Over the past week, two Davis residents were killed in stabbing attacks, including UC Davis computer science student Karim Abou Najm.
  • The college will pivot from night classes to remote learning, and also be providing extra security on campus, drawing on the Davis Police Department for additional personnel, May said.
  • A male suspect with light skin and curly hair seen fleeing on Monday night is still at large.