A 28-year-old man is in police custody Saturday after he allegedly stabbed six people during a late-night melee in downtown Los Angeles.

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were called at approximately 2:13 a.m. where they learned that during a confrontation with two groups of people the suspect began stabbing multiple victims, an LAPD spokeswoman told City News Service.

Police arrested the suspect shortly after the stabbings.

Paramedics dispatched at 2:12 a.m. to a reported stabbing in the 200 block of West Seventh Street rushed six people to hospitals, said Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Their conditions were not immediately known.

There were no further details available.

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