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.”
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.