Police in Tallahassee were still trying to determine what set off the suspect and prompted him to pull out a pocketknife and stab co-workers before fleeing the workplace on foot. They identified the suspect as Antwann Brown, 41.
Tallahassee police call stabbing that injured five at Dyke Industries spontaneous
“It appeared that he actually sought out certain victims,” interim Police Chief Steven Outlaw said during a news conference just yards from the business.
Video: 5 workers stabbed with pocket knife in Florida: Police
One victim was in serious condition at a hospital, two were in fair condition and another two were in good condition, said Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare spokeswoman Danielle Buchanan.
Investigators were still trying to understand what specifically set off the suspect, identified by Tallahassee, Florida, police as Antwann Brown, 41, to pull out a pocket knife and begin stabbing co-workers.
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Police said Brown clocked in at about 8 a.m. as he normally should. Minutes later, “he was engaged in some kind of dispute at work,” Outlaw said, “and clocked out at 8:20.”
Police: Man sent home by supervisor returns to Florida business, stabs 5 co-workers
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link8 hr 46 min agoWhat you need to know about the Tallahassee stabbings
An employee stabbed five people at a Florida workplace today after a dispute, Tallahassee police said.
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link10 hr 17 min agoSuspect was in a dispute at work before the stabbing The suspect involved in the stabbing was engaged in some sort of dispute this morning at work before the incident, Tallahassee Interim Police Chief Steve Outlaw said.
Video: 5 injured, 1 person arrested after stabbing in Tallahassee
Outlaw didnt elaborate on the dispute. He said the suspect, Antwann Brown, 41, was asked to clock out as a result. He clocked out at 8:20 a.m. ET, Outlaw said.
Other co-workers fended Brown off with sticks and whatever they could grab. They pinned him down, but he escaped. Officers arrested him outside the facility, the chief said.
Brown had been employed at Dyke Industries for three and a half months with no known employment issues, according to Tallahassee police.
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link10 hr 40 min agoSuspect in Tallahassee stabbing identified as an employee at Dyke IndustriesThe suspect involved in todays stabbing at Dyke Industries has been identified as Antwann D. Brown, according to the Tallahassee Police Department.
Outlaw said there was no indication of any pending employment actions against Brown. A company representative didn’t immediately return a request for comment.
“Those victims were provided immediate medical attention and transported to a local hospital,” police said.
BREAKING: Multiple people stabbed in Tallahassee, police report
A motive for the stabbing is still not known, Tallahassee Interim Police Chief Steve Outlaw said during a news conference.
Florida employee allegedly stabs 5 coworkers in spontaneous attack, police say
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link10 hr 55 min agoNOW: Police give an update on the Tallahassee stabbingOfficials from the Tallahassee Police Department are giving an update about this mornings shooting.
Earlier today, officials said they had a suspect in custody, but the identity has not been released. The conditions of many of the victims are also unclear.
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link12 hr 6 min agoHospital says 1 patient is in serious condition after stabbingOne person is in serious condition at a local hospital following the stabbing, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare said in an updated statement Wednesday.
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare also corrected an earlier report: the hospital now says that five people, not six as was originally reported, were transported to the hospital from the scene of the incident.
Suspect in custody after 5 stabbed in Tallahassee, officials say
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link12 hr 18 min agoWhat we know so far about the Tallahassee stabbingPolice are investigate a stabbing incident in Tallahassee, Florida, this morning, a police spokesman said.
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link12 hr 57 min agoHere's where the stabbing took place
Police: 5 people hurt, one person arrested after stabbing in Tallahassee
The stabbing this morning occurred at Dyke Industries, a wholesale building material supplier, in Tallahassee, Florida.
The supplier is about 4 miles northwest of the Florida State University campus and 6 miles northwest of the Florida State Capitol.
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link13 hr 14 min ago6 people taken to the hospital Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare has received six people from this mornings stabbing incident, according to Morgan King, spokesperson for the hospital.
share with Facebookshare with Twittershare with emailshare link13 hr 27 min agoA suspect is in custodyTallahassee police say they have a suspect in custody in the stabbing incident. Its unclear if this individual is an employee.
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