Hahn Issues Statement After Stabbing on Metro Bus in Lynwood

Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles County Supervisor and Vice Chair of the Metro Board of Directors Janice Hahn has issued the following statement after a man was stabbed by another passenger on a Metro bus in Lynwood today:

“This attack today on a Metro bus in Lynwood is horrific and yet another grim reason that we need a surge of law enforcement on our transit system. People who rely on Metro every day need to know they can take our buses and trains safely. I appreciate our Sheriff’s deputies who responded to the scene quickly and have detained a person of interest.  Thankfully, I am told that the victim’s injuries are not life threatening. I am praying for their quick recovery, and I am so sorry that they had to endure this.”