Texas Hospital Stabbing Spree Leaves One Dead, Four Injured
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.”