EL MONTE (CBSLA) — A suspect was taken into custody Monday night following a triple stabbing in south El Monte.

Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies arrived to the scene at Chico and Garvey avenues at approximately 7:20 p.m.

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Three victims were transported to a local hospital.

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A search for the weapon, believed to be a kitchen knife, was underway at the time of this report.

Traffic was expected to be affected in the surrounding areas as the investigation continued.

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