BREAKING: At least six victims are stabbed at Tallahassee Industrial Park before workers chase the suspect to the parking lot of the Coca-Cola plant and slap him in the face with a hammer & # 39;
- Tallahassee police responded to reports of the stabbing just after 8:30 am Wednesday at Dyke Industries Inc in Tallahassee, Florida
- At least six victims were transported to a regional hospital
- Police said a suspect has been detained
- Local media claimed that employees were chasing the suspect to the parking lot of a nearby Coca-Cola factory, where the suspect was beaten with a hammer
Multiple victims were admitted to hospital following an alleged mass stabbing incident at an industrial estate in Florida.
The Tallahassee police responded Wednesday after 8.30 a.m. local time to reports from the stabbing.
Officers arrived at Dyke Industries Inc on Hartsfield Road and discovered several stabbing victims.
Damon Miller, spokesperson for the Tallahassee police, said a suspect is currently in custody, but has not provided additional information about his identity.
Miller said several law enforcement agencies are on the scene while investigators unravel the course of events and the motive behind the attack.
Multiple victims were hospitalized following an alleged mass stabbing incident at an industrial estate in Tallahassee, Florida, on Wednesday morning
Damon Miller, spokesperson for the Tallahassee police (photo), said a suspect is currently in custody, but has not provided additional information about his identity
Several law enforcement agencies are investigating the location of the incident
Initial reports erroneously stated that the stabbing took place in a neighboring Coca-Cola plant.
WVFT radio presenter Greg Tish tweeted that Dyke Industries employees followed the suspect to the parking lot of the Coca-Cola factory, where one of them hit the suspect with a hammer in the face. The suspect was arrested when the police arrived.
Family members flocked to the stage and stood behind the police line and told stories about what they believed within Dyke Industries, which qualifies itself as & # 39; the largest online retailer of wood, steel and fiberglass exterior, interior, storm and patio doors and door products in the US & # 39 ;.
The Tallahassee police responded shortly after 8.30 a.m. Wednesday to reports of the stabbing
The incident took place at an industrial park with Dyke Industries Inc at Maryland Circle (photo). The company regards itself as & # 39; the largest online retailer of wood, steel and fiberglass exterior, interior, storm and patio doors and door products in the US & # 39;
Marquitta Campbell, whose husband Bobby Riggins Jr. applied for a job at Dyke on Wednesday morning, the Tallahassee democrat that she was on the phone with him when he arrived at the park.
She said she heard a commotion and then told her he was stabbed.
& # 39; Next thing I know, he said: & # 39; Baby. I was stabbed five times. I was stabbed, & Campbell said.
Ellen Mospens, whose husband Dennis McMaster works at the company, told the democrat that he was not injured, but had sent her a text message about a & # 39; massive stabbing & # 39; and asked her: & # 39; Come and get me & # 39 ;.
Six of the victims were taken to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare for treatment.
& # 39; They are currently being evaluated by our medical team. We will give an update as soon as more information becomes available & # 39 ;, spokeswoman Danielle Buchanan of the hospital told the democrat.
Researchers have asked anyone with information about the case to call (850) 891-4200 or Crime Stoppers on (850) 574-TIPS.
This is a story in development.
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