LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police are investigating a stabbing in the east valley that left two people injured and caused a lockdown at Desert Springs Hospital.

It happened in the 2000 block of east Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway near the hospital, according to police.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department investigates a stabbing on Flamingo Road near Maryland Parkway on Sept. 21, 2022. (KLAS)

Once officers arrived they found two people with multiple stab wounds. Both were taken to the hospital and are in critical condition.

A suspect was located in the area and taken into custody by police.