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Marian Regional Medical Center briefly put on lock down after several stabbing victims enter ER, police say

Posted at 7:28 PM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-27 20:20:23-04

UPDATE (Sunday 5:15 p.m.) - Santa Maria Police say two of the three stabbings occurred near the 1100 block of W Morrison. They say, however, the third stabbing happened somewhere in Guadalupe.

Santa Maria police say they believe all three of the stabbings are related based on the time each victim entered the hospital, but they are still looking into it.

We reached out to Guadalupe Police Sunday, but there were unavailable to give further details on the third stabbing.

ORIGINAL (Saturday, 7:19 p.m.) - The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating multiple stabbings after three people entered the Emergency Room at Marian Regional Medical Center with stab wounds.

Around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Santa Maria police say the hospital was put on precautionary lock down while hospital staff treated the victims. That lock down has since been lifted according to police.

Police believe the stabbings happened around the 1100 block of West Morrison Avenue.

Two of the victims are young male adults, according to SMPD.

The third victim's stabbing is being investigated by Guadalupe Police.

At last check, police say the victims are in stable condition.

It is unclear if these stabbings are gang related or related to one another. Detectives are still on scene as of 7:17 p.m.

Police say there is no threat to the public.

This is a developing story. Check back later for details.