LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Several people were injured in a stabbing attack Wednesday in South Los Angeles and a suspect was taken into custody.

There was no word on what precipitated the attack, which was reported about 3:40 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 43rd Street near Vermont Avenue, according to Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations Division.

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Three people were taken to a hospital with injuries of unknown severity, Im said.

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A suspect was taken into custody at the scene, but no other details were immediately released.

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