According to news reports, a Korean flight attendant, who works for a Korean airline, is in critical condition after being stabbed by a homeless person in Downtown Los Angeles.
The incident is said to have started around 6:40 PM, local time, on November 16, when the man is said to have attacked a nine-year-old child at a Target store in Los Angeles. According to LAPD Chief Michael Moore, the man told the boy: “he was going to stab him and kill him” before attacking.
According to news reports, the man then stabbed the child before attacking the flight attendant who was in the vicinity. The flight attendant is said to have been stabbed in the chest and was moved to a hospital, where she is in critical condition.
The homeless person is said to have been killed after being shot by security. According to a news report by CNN, the Police are describing the attack as “unprovoked” and a “heinous act.”
The Korean airline employing the flight attendant stated that the company would be covering all hospital bills.