Nine stabbed in knife attack on Boise apartment complex housing refugee families
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Nine people were stabbed -- four sustaining life-threatening injuries -- in a late night knife attack at a Boise, Idaho, apartment complex that houses refugee families, the Idaho-Statesman is reporting.


According to the report, a 30-year-old unidentified man was taken into custody by police at gunpoint,

Police were alerted at 8:46 p.m. with a report of a man attacking victims with a knife at the Wylie Street Station Apartments

In a late night press conference, Boise Police Chief Bill Bones noted  some victims may be children, without going into specifics, stating, "The age range of the victims varies dramatically, and it's affected all aspects of the families within the apartments."

"It's a single, evil individual who attacked people with no provocation that we're aware of," Bones added. "We haven't had anything involving this amount of victims in a single act in Boise in the history of the department."

All of the victims were taken to a local hospital.
Police did not specify if all of the wounded were refugees, and have yet to identify whether they believe the attack was a hate crime.