Man Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Woman During Her Stay at a Long Beach Hospital
A man was arrested early Tuesday after allegedly stabbing a woman he was visiting at a Long Beach hospital, officials said.
The incident occurred about 2:50 a.m. at St. Mary Medical Center, 1050 Linden Ave., according to the Long Beach Police Department.
A preliminary investigation suggested that a man was visiting the patient’s room when a “domestic dispute escalated” and the suspect stabbed the victim, police said.
Responding officers found the man near the hospital and arrested him. The woman suffered non life-threatening injuries.
The man, who is only described as being in his 30s, was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and domestic violence.
The incident is under investigation, police said.