1 in custody after triple stabbing in Providence

Three people were stabbed outside a home on Health Avenue Sunday morning. (Corey Welch/WPRI)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence police have a suspect in custody after a triple-stabbing Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the area of 41 Health Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. and found two people in the road suffering from multiple stab wounds. They were hospitalized and are in stable condition, according to Providence police.

A third victim later arrived at Rhode Island Hospital with a single stab wound to his chest. Police indicated reported his condition as critical early Sunday morning.

Investigators got a description of the suspect from witnesses and arrested 21 year-old George Raymond a short time later on Hendrick Street.

Police declined to release any additional information on the incident.

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