Willits police investigating attempted murder, suspect in custody


WILLITS, Calif. - The Willits Police Department is investigating an attempted murder that took place early Saturday morning.

According to officials, officers responded to the Safeway gas station around 12:40 a.m. for a woman in distress.

Officers that arrived on scene found a victim with multiple stab wounds. The victim was taken to the hospital.

Investigating officers were able to identify the suspect as Jose Grant, 37, of Los Angeles. Grant was located and arrested shortly after being identified.

The incident is still under investigation and the police department is asking anyone with information, or who witnessed the incident, to call Willits PD dispatch at 707-459-6122.

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