Wednesday February 26, 2020

Site-seeing in Rovaniemi

A ride from city centre to Santa Claus Village and back for only €20. Call us at +358 4510 26112 Email: riderovaniemi@gmail.com

Stabbing attack injures 5 in U.S. state of Florida

Published : 11 Sep 2019, 23:45

Updated : 12 Sep 2019, 02:29

  DF-Xinhua Report

File Photo Xinhua.

A mass stabbing occurred in the U.S. state of Florida Wednesday morning, causing five injuries, according to local police.

   The incident took place at a local factory near the state capital of Tallahassee. The victims had been rushed to a local hospital with different injuries, according the local police department.

   Tallahassee Memorial Hospital revised the number of injuries down from six, as previously reported, adding none of the patients sustained life-threatening wounds.

   Tallahassee interim police chief Steve Outlaw told a press briefing that the suspect, identified as 41-year-old Antwann Brown, had been taken into custody.

   Brown is an employee at the factory, and was involved in an argument with a colleague prior to the attack.

   Brown used a small folding pocket knife in the stabbing.

   Outlaw said while the motive of the attack is yet to be determined, it is believed to be not linked to the Sept. 11 anniversary.