Tallahassee workplace stabbing

Police respond to a workplace stabbing in Tallahassee, Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.

(CNN) -- Police in Florida identified the suspect in a workplace mass stabbing Wednesday as an employee of the company.

Antwann D. Brown, 41, is accused of stabbing five other employees with a folding knife at Dyke Industries, Tallahassee police said.

All five stabbing victims were taken to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. Earlier, the hospital said it had taken in six patients from the attack.

"One patient is in serious condition; two patients are in fair condition; and two patients are in good condition," a statement from the hospital read.

Dyke Industries manufactures doors and is "the largest online retailer of wood, steel and fiberglass exterior, interior, storm and patio doors and door products in the US today," its website says.

The motive for the attack remains unclear, Tallahassee Interim Police Chief Steve Outlaw said.

Brown had worked at Dyke Industries for 3 1/2 months and had no known employment issues, police said.

But Brown had some type of dispute at work Wednesday morning prior to the attack, Outlaw said.

Brown was asked to clock out as a result, the acting police chief said, without giving more details about the dispute.

The suspect clocked out at 8:20 a.m., 17 minutes before police responded to a report of a stabbing.

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