One Of The Men Who Stopped The Terror Attack On A Train In France Was Stabbed Last Night

U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter delivers remarks during an awards ceremony for the three men who helped stop a gunman on a Paris-bound train last month at the Pentagon September 17, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. U.S. Airforce Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone received the Airman's Medal and the Purple Heart medal, Army Specialist Alek Skarlatos received the Soldier's Medal and Anthony Sadler received the Defense Department Medal for Valor. The three men helped overpower gunman Ayoub El-Khazzani, 25, after he opened fire on a Thalys train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on August 21.

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Spencer Stone, one of the three U.S. service members who stopped a terrorist attack on a train in France, is in a California hospital today after being stabbed.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, officers responded to a call about a stabbing and found Stone around 1:00 a.m. The report states he received multiple stab wounds to the upper body after “an altercation.”

The Sacramento Bee reported that Stone’s injury’s were initially thought to be life-threatening. However, his condition at the hospital was upgraded from serious to stable. No arrests have been made as of now. Police said alcohol was a factor, but did not elaborate.

Stone, alongside Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos, took down a gunman on a Paris-bound train in August, preventing what could have been a mass shooting.

UPDATE: There is video of the attack below. Per the News Review, the fight started after Stone attempted to protect a woman being attacked by six men.

[Via The Washington Post]