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The suspect, 40-year-old Ricky Beachum of Chesapeake, was taken into custody at the scene. He was charged with malicious assault, assault: shoot/stab in commission of a felony and battery on a health care provider. He has been identified as a nurse at the hospital, however, his name has not been released. Police say his injuries are serious, but he is currently in stable condition,
The investigation is ongoing. According to police, the incident occurred around 12:40 a.m. Riverside Regional Medical Center in the 500 block of J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a 65-year-old suffering from multiple stab wounds.
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