One Nurse Dead after Stabbing at Longview Hospital

Published 11/26 2013 05:03PM

Updated 11/26 2013 05:31PM

Longview Police have arrested a man after a stabbing attack at a hospital left one nurse dead, another hospital employee critically injured and three visitors wounded.

The stabbing happened at about 7:00 am at a surgical unit of Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, about 120 miles east of Dallas.

The suspect fled the scene but was located by police nearby and detained.

The suspect, 22-year-old Kyron Yempleton, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon on charges of murder and four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police have not released a possible motive for the stabbings.

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