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Texas Hospital Stabbing Spree Leaves One Dead, Four Injured

Posted on 11/26/2013 by with 0 comments

One person was killed and four others injured when a man with a knife went on a stabbing spree on Tuesday at a hospital in the Texas city of Longview, officials said.

Longview police said a male suspect has been taken into custody on suspicion of stabbing two hospital workers and three visitors. They gave no further details.

The person killed was a hospital employee and one of those injured was listed in critical condition. The other victims were in good condition, Good Shepherd Medical Center Chief Executive Steve Altmiller, told a news conference.

“The Good Shepherd family tragically lost a member,” Altmiller said. “This was an isolated incident diligently handled by the Longview Police Department and the Good Shepherd response team.”


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