Police: Nurse stabbed by woman trying to stab sick father

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia police are investigating a stabbing at Jefferson University Hospital in Center City Saturday evening.

Police say a domestic incident between a sick father and his daughter escalated into a stabbing around 7 p.m.

According to police, the daughter attempted to stab her father, but instead, she stabbed a nurse.

The nurse, a 42-year-old man, was stabbed once in the leg. He is in stable condition.

The father, a 55-year-old man, was also injured after his daughter smashed a soda can over his head, causing a gash. He is also stable.

The daughter is in police custody.
Copyright © 2022 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.