A man with a history of mental disorders attacked pedestrians with a knife on the morning of July 29 near Tianbei Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen.
Three people were killed and five were wounded in the attack.
The 40-year-old assailant, whose surname is He, is from Jieyang, Guangdong province.
At about 9.45am on July 29, 2013, he went down his residential complex and rushed into a grocery store. He grabbed a knife from the kitchen and started to attack anyone he saw.
After killing the first man in the grocery store, he ran out to the street and continued to attack people.
The attacker injured himself before he was finally controlled by the police.