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Redmond O'Neal Charged with Attempted Murder After Vicious Crime Spree

Redmond O'Neal 33 faces multiple charges including attempted murder authorities say Redmond O'Neal 33 faces multiple charges including attempted murder authorities say
Stacy Diaz | 10 June, 2018, 07:15

The 33-year-old O'Neal has been charged with attempted murder, two counts assault with a deadly weapon, one count of criminal threats, one count of brandishing a knife and one count of battery, according to KABC-TV in Los Angles. On May 8, O'Neal was arrested on suspicion of using a knife while robbing a 7-Eleven store in Santa Monica, the newspaper reported.

Redmond O'Neal, seen here at a previous court appearance, was charged with attempted murder on Friday, June 8, 2018, for an incident in early May.

"After O'Neal's arrest, the violent crime spree ended", police said in a statement, "and Pacific Area robbery detectives found O'Neal to strongly match the description of the suspect in these crimes".

Following the incidents, the police linked O'Neal to the crime spree, which soon came to a halt after they picked him up and held him in their custody.

The LAPD says O'Neal has reportedly since been connected to other crimes after he was identified through facial tattoos and red hair. Police said he became angry after the victim appeared to look at him, and he then punched the victim and armed himself with a glass bottle, police said.

"Initially, the victim thought that the suspect (O'Neal) had merely "punched" him in the back", LAPD officials said in a press release. Two stabbings, one near the Venice Beach Boardwalk, including one that left a victim in a pool of his own blood with wounds to his head.

'However, once paramedics arrived, the paramedics discovered that the victim had sustained serious stab wounds to the left side of his body, ' it read.

The next day O'Neal allegedly got into a fight at a coffee shop and threatened staff with a knife, police said.

In 2008, Redmond O'Neal (who was 23 at the time) and his father, Ryan O'Neal, appeared in court together as they both faced a felony count of methamphetamine possession.

The charges against O'Neal were filed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office on Friday, police said.

O'Neal was arrested and charged with second-degree robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance.

Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett.