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Three folks, medical workers included, stabbed at Encino Hospital in Los Angeles

BREAKING: Crazed attacker is in custody after stabbing two nurses and a health care provider then barricading himself inside a room at Encino Hospital in Los Angeles

  • The victims are in important situation, and have been transported to a separate hospital for therapy
  • The attacker was apprehended after barricading contained in the hospital 
  • A stretch of Ventura Boulevard outdoors the hospital stays closed to site visitors

Three folks had been stabbed at the Encino Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon. 

LAPD confirmed that the victims had been two nurses and a health care provider. All are mentioned to be in important situation.

The attacker holed up in a room contained in the hospital after the stabbing. 

The assailant was taken into custody at 5pm PST, in accordance a consultant for the hospital.

A victim being being brought out of Encino Hospital after being stabbed by an attacker on Friday afternoon

A sufferer being being introduced out of Encino Hospital after being stabbed by an attacker on Friday afternoon

Footage from KTLA News 5 shows a victim being taken out of the Encino Hospital in a wheelchair after being stabbed

Footage from KTLA News 5 exhibits a sufferer being taken out of the Encino Hospital in a wheelchair after being stabbed

Emergency responders outside the Encino Hospital Medical Center on Friday afternoon after reports of stabbing attack inside

Emergency responders outdoors the Encino Hospital Medical Center on Friday afternoon after studies of stabbing assault inside

The hospital declared an ‘inside catastrophe,’ and halted admitting new sufferers or permitting guests to enter.

The LAPD notified SWAT groups concerning the scenario whereas the assailant was nonetheless barricaded inside. It is unclear if SWAT groups had been deployed.  

The victims have been transferred to Northridge Hospital for therapy. 

Footage from ABC 7 confirmed a sufferer being wheeled out on a stretcher, whereas scenes from KTLA News 5 confirmed one other sufferer being taken out in a wheelchair.  

The victims’ identities will not be but identified, however a witness advised NBC LA that they noticed two nurses and a feminine physician with wounds.  

A stretch of Ventura Boulevard outdoors the hospital stays closed.

The stretch of Ventura Boulevard outside the hospital remains closed as the situation plays out. Three people have been critically injured, and the attacker remains barricaded inside

The stretch of Ventura Boulevard outdoors the hospital stays closed because the scenario performs out. Three folks have been critically injured, and the attacker stays barricaded inside

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