Former NASCAR driver Bobby East stabbed at gas station Very sad

Former NASCAR driver Bobby East stabbed at gas station Very sad

Race car driver Bobby East was fatally stabbed at a Westminster gas station Wednesday, and police later killed the man suspected of attacking him, authorities said. 

Around 6 p.m., police officers were called to a 76 gas station and found East suffering from a stab wound to his chest 

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. East was 37. Police said the suspect, 27-year-old Trent William Millsap

fled before the officers arrived. Millsap was transient, authorities said, and was known to frequent motels in Anaheim 

Garden Grove and Westminster. Authorities did not say how they identified Milsap as the suspect. Police tracked Millsap to an Anaheim

apartment and received an arrest warrant, Westminster police said in a statement. On Friday, a SWAT team attempted to take Millsap into custody

According to the statement, police shot Millsap after he “became confrontational with officers and a police K-9 was deployed.