AMESBURY (CBS) — Two people were stabbed in Amesbury Saturday afternoon, according to the Essex County District Attorney’s office. A male suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the stabbing.

The DA’s office said that Amesbury police responded to a report of a stabbing on Chester Street just after 4 p.m. A male victim was rushed to Portsmouth Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries, and a female victim was airlifted to a Boston hospital with life-threatening injuries.

“When the police did show up they did show up with firearms drawn,” a neighbor told WBZ-TV. “I saw a couple people from the second floor being removed in ambulances.”

The scene in Amesbury. (WBZ-TV)

Police say this is an isolated incident and that there is no threat to the public. An investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released.