Police in Sellersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania report that a nursing home resident is being held without bail for stabbing another nursing home resident in the chest with a pair of scissors this past Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Local officials report that both residents live at the Park Avenue Manor Nursing Home in Sellersville. Apparently, after a short argument between the two residents, one of the residents grabbed a pair of scissors from a nearby nurse’s tray and stabbed the other resident in the chest.
Emergency medical responders called for a medical helicopter for the stabbing victim. The victim’s latest condition was reportedly critical. The offending resident has been arrested, and is being held without bail by the police.
The identification information of both residents has not been revealed as local police continue to investigate the nursing home incident.
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