Three Hospital Employees In New Jersey Were Stabbed After A Brawl Broke Out Between Visitors

A fight between two visitors on Friday morning resulted in the stabbing deaths of two nurses and a medical student inside the paediatric intensive care unit of a hospital in New Jersey.

Three Hospital Employees In New Jersey Were Stabbed After A Brawl Broke Out Between Visitors

A disagreement between the two guests occurred at Newark Beth Israel Hospital at approximately 7 a.m.

According to Fox 5, 37-year-old Firdousi Abdul-Hakim allegedly picked up a sharp object and stabbed the victims.

According to Fox 5, they received attention at the hospital’s emergency care centre for their minor cuts.

What may have caused Abdul-Hakim to reportedly attack hospital staff is unknown. According to sources who spoke with ABC 7, the suspect got upset after being informed that there were too many guests. At that point, she pulled out a weapon and began slashing employees.

Fritz Fragé, director of public safety in Newark, states that Abdul-Hakim is charged with multiple offences, including aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon.

The hospital released a statement saying that no family members or patients were hurt in the event.

“Newark Beth Israel Medical Center security officers and the Newark Police Department responded immediately and took the suspect into custody,” the statement reads.

“The Newark Police Department continues to investigate this incident,” the statement concluded.

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