Amazon Employee in Critical Condition After Mission Viejo Warehouse Stabbing

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Orange County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at 9:32 a.m. to the Amazon warehouse facility. Photo via @alvi_alvisyauqi X

An Amazon employee was fighting for her life Tuesday following a stabbing at the company’s Mission Viejo warehouse.

Orange County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at 9:32 a.m. to the warehouse facility at 25725 Jeronimo Road regarding the stabbing, according to Orange County sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Woodroof.

The victim, who is in her 40s, was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Woodroof said.

A suspect, who may be an ex-employee, surrendered to deputies and was being detained, Woodroof said.

It was unclear what prompted the attack.

City News Service contributed to this article.