Newark, New Jersey— Two nurses and a resident doctor were stabbed on Friday in the pediatric intensive care unit from a hospital New Jersey and police arrested a woman accused of the attack, authorities said.
The altercation occurred on Friday at 7:00 in the morning at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey.derived from a “domestic dispute” involving two visitors to the hospital’s pediatric intensive care unit, according to a statement posted on social media by the hospital.
Firdousi Abdul-Hakim, 37, then attacked the hospital workers, who are in stable condition.according to Fritz Frage, Newark’s public safety director. Abdul-Hakim faces charges of aggravated assault, illegal possession of weapons and possession of weapons for illegal purposes.
Abdul-Hakim was immediately detained and no patient or family member was injured, the hospital said.
The injured nurses and the doctor were not identified.
The 655-bed facility is a teaching hospital with more than 800 doctors and 3,200 employees dating back to 1901.