BOSTON (AP) — Police say a Boston emergency responder has been stabbed a number of occasions by a affected person in an ambulance.
Boston Police Commissioner William Gross says the responder was taken to the hospital after the Wednesday afternoon stabbing. She is anticipated to outlive.
Gross says officers arrested a suspect, who is anticipated to be arraigned Thursday.
Chief of Boston Emergency Medical Services James Hooley says the ambulance had been transporting an ‘‘emotionally disturbed’’ affected person to the hospital when the individual attacked the responder. Hooley says the driving force pulled over, at which level the suspect additionally used pepper spray.
Update on injured #BEMS EMTs: pic.twitter.com/NEcpMWeLZP
— Boston EMS (@BOSTON_EMS) July 11, 2019
Gross says a second responder was taken to the hospital for remedy for publicity to the spray.
Hooley says the stabbed responder is a 14-year veteran of the company.
Our first responders put their lives on the road on a regular basis working to guard our residents and hold them protected. I want the EMTs concerned on this traumatic incident a speedy restoration. https://t.co/86yiD2cae8
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) July 10, 2019
Hoping for a speedy restoration for the 2 @BOSTON_EMS EMT’s attacked as we speak. We see firsthand the excellent work they do. 24/7.
— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) July 10, 2019