"There was blood all over the place, so much blood where you thought, 'Is she going to make it?' " Ahmed said. "People were panicking, they were in disbelief, saying, 'How could this happen at UCLA?' "
Thompson's relatives said he is an only child who left his mother's home in Belize two years ago to attend UCLA. His second cousin, 17-year-old Akilah Williams, said she was skeptical that Thompson was capable of the attack.