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A nurse and firefighter were stabbed Tuesday night by a hospital patient at White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights. KTLA reports that the assailant pulled a knife from their sock and stabbed the nurse in the shoulder and the firefighter in the arm.

Neither victim received life threatening wounds and both are expected to make a full recovery. The attacker, who remains unidentified, was arrested for attempted murder.

Boyle Heights Beat

Boyle Heights Beat is a bilingual community newspaper produced by its youth "por y para la comunidad". The newspaper and its sister website serve an immigrant neighborhood in East Los Angeles of just under...

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