Suspect in custody after workplace stabbing in Tallahassee

5 people taken to hospital

By Peter Burke - Managing Editor

Police investigate a workplace stabbing in Tallahassee.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A suspect has been taken into custody after a workplace stabbing in Tallahassee, police said.

The stabbing occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dyke Industries on Maryland Circle.

Officers arrived and found multiple stabbing victims, Tallahassee police Officer Damon Miller Jr. said.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare said in a statement that five victims were taken to the hospital to be treated. One patient was listed in serious condition, two were in fair condition and two were in good condition.

Witnesses told WTXL, the ABC affiliate in Tallahassee, that the suspect is a disgruntled former employee who was fired.

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