Update: Police are now saying that the suspect in the stabbing to death of Bobby East of Racing was killed two days after the stabbing incident.
Members of the West County SWAT team went to the Anaheim apartment complex on Friday in search of suspect Trent William Milsap. The department said that Milsap reportedly “confronted,” and was eventually killed in a shootout with police.
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before: A collision with a drifter resulted in a stabbing Wednesday at a Westminster, Calif. gas station that claimed the life of NASCAR top driver Bobby East.
Westminster is a generally very secure community surrounded by the City of Seal Beach to the west, Garden Grove to the north and east, and Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley to the south.
Police are looking for 27-year-old Trent William Milsap. Milsap allegedly stabbed the former in the chest while he was refueling his vehicle. East was taken to a nearby hospital, but was declared brought dead.
“Officers attempted life-saving measures until OCFA paramedics arrived and took the victim to a local trauma center, where the victim succumbed to her injuries,” a police statement said.
Milsap was also accused of stabbing another man at 76 Gas Station prior to the Eastern attack.
Update: Westminster Police track Milsap to an apartment in Anaheim, a SWAT team is dispatched to the location and while serving a search warrant, Milsap is shot. He later dies of his injuries. at UC Irvine Medical Center, a representative for Westminster PD told KCBS-TV.
The former, a native of Torrance, California, was a three-time US Auto Club (USAC) champion. He won the SAC Silver Crown Championship in 2012 and 2013.
He is the son of USAC Hall of Fame carmaker Bob East.
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