Stabbing suspect dies after launching car off Navy pier

SAN DIEGO, CA – A dramatic incident unfolded early Monday morning when a man suspected in a stabbing drove his car off the Navy Pier near the USS Midway Museum, ultimately leading to his death, according to San Diego Police.

The sequence of events began shortly after midnight when officers were called to The Shoal Hotel on La Jolla Boulevard in response to a stabbing. Authorities reported that a man had attacked a woman for reasons yet to be determined. The victim was promptly transported to a nearby hospital, where she remains in stable condition.

Eyewitnesses then reported seeing a vehicle speeding toward the Navy Pier, culminating in a harrowing plunge into the water. Harbor Police were dispatched to the scene and later recovered a body from the bay.

Sergeant De La Pena of the Harbor Police indicated that the deceased individual is believed to be the same man linked to the earlier stabbing incident in La Jolla. The investigation remains ongoing as authorities work to piece together the events leading up to the tragic conclusion.

The unusual sequence of events has left the community in shock, with many questioning the circumstances that drove the suspect to such extreme actions. Authorities are urging anyone with additional information to come forward as they continue to investigate the case.

The incident underscores the unpredictable nature of violent crime and the ripple effects it can have on a community. As the investigation unfolds, police are expected to release more details to provide clarity on this tragic event.