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Walmart stabbing victim surprised by attack

Walmart stabbing victim surprised by attack


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Rogel Chan is recovering at home, grateful to be alive after being stabbed in the head and face by a stranger in a Southside Walmart early Thursday morning.

Jacksonville police said 34-year-old John McFarland, who has a history of mental illness, randomly attacked the 31-year-old with a knife while they were waiting in the checkout line.

“It just really surprised me because he’s not staring at me like, you know, like evil stare or anything like that. It’s not,” Chan said. “He’s just looking at me like just normal.” To continue reading click here.