Gebr Beriffun arrested after stabbing at assisted living facility in Ohio
Powell, Ohio (WCMH) – A man has been arrested. Double stabbing in nursing home.
Gebru Berihun, 66, has been charged with two counts of assault after stabbing a couple at the Abington of Powell assisted living facility on Bradford Court. He is scheduled to be arraigned in the Delaware County Court of Appeals on Thursday afternoon.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, eyewitnesses reported seeing Berihun leaving his room with a knife and wearing a face mask. Witnesses said he approached the couple in the common area and stabbed the man and his wife in the back.
Shortly after the stabbing, witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from Berihun’s room. Staff found a fire in the microwave that was later extinguished by firefighters.
An employee called police and the victim was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital, according to the affidavit. The man is in critical condition and the woman is in stable condition, according to the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office.
Berihun, who police found still with the knife outside the building, was taken to a hospital for medical evaluation, but no additional injuries were reported.
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