California College Student Stabs His Roommate, Injures Himself

Dillon Sang Kim, 19, shown in a police booking photo, allegedly stabbed his roommate in their dorm room at Santa Clara University then tried to harm himself. (PHOTO CREDIT: Santa Clara Police Department)
Dillon Sang Kim, 19, shown in a police booking photo, allegedly stabbed his roommate in their dorm room at Santa Clara University then tried to harm himself. (PHOTO CREDIT: Santa Clara Police Department)

A Santa Clara University student was arrested Tuesday after assaulting and stabbing his roommate in their dormitory room, police said.

Santa Clara police say Dillon Sang Kim, 19, stabbed his roommate with a knife and then injured himself in their campus dorm in the 500 block of El Camino Real.

Kim’s booking photo shows a red horizontal slice that nearly encircles his neck.

His roommate suffered multiple wounds and was taken to an area hospital. He is expected to recover, police said.

Kim also received medical treatment. He was later released and booked

It is unclear what sparked the alleged attack.

SOURCE: LA Times, Veronica Rocha

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