Update 9:15 p.m. ET: The Los Angeles Times reported that the suspect was still barricaded in a room in the hospital and that a SWAT team entered just before 5:30 p.m.
Update 8:48 p.m.: Los Angeles police confirm that two nurses and a doctor were injured in the stabbing attack.
UPDATE: Two nurses and a doctor were injured during the incident and are receiving medical treatment at this time.
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Three people are in critical condition after a stabbing attack Friday afternoon at a California hospital.
Los Angeles Police said the attack took place in a building at Encino Hospital Medical Center in the San Fernando Valley, KNBC reported.
The attacker was barricaded inside the hospital for a little more than a hour but was taken into custody at about 5 p.m., a hospital spokesperson said, but police have not verified that information.
KCBS reported that the victims were two nurses and a doctor.
The three victims were taken to a nearby trauma center.
At least two of the victims were medical staff, KTLA reported.
No other information was available.
This is a developing story. Check back for more information.
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[Featured image: KTLA screenshot]