ENGENE – At least three people are fighting for their lives after being stabbed to death in a hospital in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call shortly after 3:45 p.m. at Encino Hospital Medical Center on Ventura Boulevard. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the three people, all hospital workers, were taken to a local trauma center and are in critical condition.
The hospital is cordoned off as there is a fight going on between law enforcement and the suspect.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center, the facility that received the three stabbing victims, said in a statement that all three are in stable condition.
Below is a statement issued by Northridge Hospital:
“Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center received three patients at our Level II Trauma Center who suffered stab wounds from the incident at Encino Hospital Medical Center. All three patients are currently listed in stable condition. Due to federal privacy laws, “We are unable to provide any additional patient information. We will now refer all questions to the Los Angeles Police Department.”
The attack comes days after a Tulsa, Oklahoma hospital was attacked by an armed man. The attack on St. Francis Health System – Natalie Building ended with four people dead, including the suspect’s surgeon.
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Prior to the shooting in Tulsa, the United States saw other mass shootings, including an attack that killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
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