Investigators were called to the scene on Tallahassee's northwest side at around 8:37 a.m. and immediately administered aid to several people who'd been injured in a stabbing.
At least five people were hospitalized, according to the Tallahassee Democrat, which reported the incident happened at Dyke Industries, a company that provides materials for residential and commercial buildings. One person was reportedly in serious condition, while two people were in fair condition and two others were said to be in good condition.
At least 5 people are hospitalized after a workplace stabbing in Tallahassee, Florida
One woman, identified as Marquitta Campbell, told the news outlet that she was on the phone with her husband, Bobby Riggins Jr., ahead of his job interview with Dyke Industries around 8:30 a.m. when he told her he'd been stabbed.
“The next thing I know, he said, ‘Baby, I’ve been stabbed five times,’” she said. “‘I’ve been stabbed.’”
The stabbing took place at Dyke Industries, according to the police. The business distributes residential and commercial building supplies, such as doors and windows, according to the companys website. A company representative didnt immediately return a request for comment.
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Campbell said her husband called her later to tell her he was suffering from internal bleeding and was heading to surgery.
Police: At least 5 people hospitalized after workplace stabbing in Tallahassee, Florida
Another woman, Ellen Mospens, told the Democrat her husband wasn't injured, but that he had texted her saying there had been a "massive stabbing" at the business.
TALLAHASSEE — A suspect was in custody after multiple stabbings in an industrial area of Floridas capital city, authorities said Wednesday.
A possible motive and the type of weapon used were not immediately clear, either. Authorities were urging anyone with information to contact the Tallahassee Police Department at 850-891-4200.
When they arrived, they found multiple people with stab wounds. The stabbing victims required immediate medical attention, according to police.
(CNN) — Police have a suspect in custody as they investigate a stabbing incident Wednesday morning at Dyke Industries in Tallahassee, Florida, a police spokesman said.
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Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare has received six people from the stabbing incident, the provider said.
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It was not immediately clear if the suspect is an employee, Tallahassee police spokesman Damon Miller said.
“At approximately 8:37 am, TPD responded to a stabbing near the 2000 block of Maryland Circle,” the police department said in a written statement.
“Upon officer’s arrival, they discovered multiple stabbing victims and provided immediate medical attention.”