Man Charged in Montgomery Mall Parking Garage Stabbing

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    News4's Jackie Bensen spoke with the cousin of a 24-year-old man who was shot and killed last week. A 16-year-old is in custody in connection with the death. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013)

    A 24-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing two individuals inside a Montgomery Mall garage Thursday afternoon.

    Montgomery County Police say David B. Goldberg of Potomac, Md., almost struck another vehicle at a stop sign on a road that circles Bethesda's Westfield Montgomery Mall just after 2 p.m.

    2 Stabbed in Westfield Montgomery Mall Parking Lot

    [DC] 2 Stabbed in Westfield Montgomery Mall Parking Lot
    Police say a case of road rage led to a stabbing in the parking lot of Westfield Montgomery Mall and a young child witnessed the whole incident. News4's Pat Collins reports. (Published Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013)

    The other driver parked in the mall's garage near the Sears store and was walking with his passenger when Goldberg allegedly tried to run them down, but they got out of the way and Goldberg struck another vehicle.

    Goldberg -- whose 2-year-old daughter was in his car at the time -- got out and allegedly stabbed the man in the back, arm and face and stabbed a woman in the stomach. Witnesses told News4 Goldberg then got back into his car and drove away but broke down on the roof of a nearby parking garage.

    Two Stabbed at Westfield Montgomery Mall

    [DC] Two Stabbed at Westfield Montgomery Mall
    Two people were stabbed after an apparent road rage incident at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. News4's Pat Collins reports. (Published Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013)

    The driver of the other car, a 31-year-old man, is expected to be OK. His passenger, a 28-year-old woman, has serious injuries. 

    Investigators recovered a knife with a 5-inch blade.

    Goldberg has been charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of aggravated second-degree assault. Police say he's behind bars without bond.

    Dennis Hines, who walks at the mall regularly for exercise, came out to find the two people injured and his own Buick LeSabre dented in the incident.

    Police told Hines that his car was hit by the suspect as he fled the scene. "He left an oil slick all the way through this parking lot, so he wasn't going far," Hines said. "I've never experienced anything over here like this."

    Goldberg is separated from his wife. They share custody of the 2-year-old girl.

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