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3 injured, 1 in custody after Greyhound bus stabbing near Visalia

UPDATE: Full press conference at the Tulare County Sheriff's Office has been added below.

Three people were injured and one woman is in custody after a stabbing on a Greyhound bus near Visalia on Monday afternoon, California Highway Patrol said.

It happened just after 2 p.m. on Highway 99 near Caldwell Avenue -- which is west of Highway 198.

The suspect was restrained by the bus driver and another passenger, CHP said.

A man on the bus said the suspect stabbed a woman who was holding a child. He also said he helped the victim back into a seat and wrapped his sweatshirt on her wound.

The man said the bus was scheduled to make a stop in Fresno on its way north.

The woman who was with the child is in surgery for a stab to the abdomen. 

Additionally, two others who intervened were injured. 

During the struggle, the suspect suffered self-inflicted knife wounds, the Tulare County Sheriff's Office said.


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