PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police are investigating after they say six people were stabbed inside if a Kensington home as they slept Friday morning.
The incident happened around 4:20 a.m. on the 3000 block of North Front Street.
Police say a family member went from bedroom to bedroom stabbing the six victims with two different knives that were described as kitchen knives.
A 49-year-old woman is in critical condition after suffering stab wounds to the head and neck during the incident. Two other women, ages 30 and 32, were also listed in critical condition after they suffered multiple stab wounds.
Three other victims were listed in stable condition, including a 26-year-old man, 55-year-old woman, and 57-year-old man.
When police arrived on the scene, members of the family were able to describe the suspect. Three blocks away, police encountered a man fitting the description and took the 29-year-old suspect into custody.
Several young children who were also inside the home at the time of the stabbings were not injured.
Investigators say the motive for the attack is unknown at this time.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.
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