Three, including baby girl, critical in hospital after Sydney mass stabbing

Three people, including a nine-month-old baby girl, are in critical condition in hospital after they were injured in a stabbing spree at Sydney’s Bondi Junction.
Knife-wielding Joel Cauchi, 40, carried out the mass attack at the Westfield shopping centre yesterday afternoon, which sparked an enormous emergency response.

Six people, five women and one man, were killed while a dozen more, ten females and two men, were injured and rushed to different hospitals around the city.

Video appeared to show a knife-wiedling man wearing a rugby league jersey.
Joel Cauchi was filmed wielding a knife as he ran through Bondi Junction Westfield. (9News)
Joel Cauchi
The 40-year-old recently moved from Queensland and had a long history of mental health issues. (Supplied)

NSW Health has confirmed that three people – a woman, man and a nine-month-old baby girl – remain in critical condition this afternoon while eight others are stable and one woman has been discharged from hospital.

Currently, there are three women in stable condition at St Vincent’s Hospital. A man is also there in critical but stable condition.

Another woman is critical and a man is stable at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

The nine-month-old baby girl, who underwent surgery, is in critical but stable condition in intensive care at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

One woman at Royal North Shore Hospital is in serious but stable condition.

Bondi Stabbing
Bondi Junction Westfield was closed today as it remained an active crime scene. (Dion Georgopoulos)

Three further women, two at Prince of Wales Hospital and one at St George Hospital, are all stable.

And a woman was today discharged from Prince of Wales Hospital. 

NSW Health extended its “deepest sympathies” to the families, friends and loved ones of those who died and were injured.

So far, only four killed have been identified; the nine-month-old’s mother Ashlee Good, daughter of millionaire businessman Dawn Singleton, architect and mother-of-two Jade Young and refugee Faraz Tahir.

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The 40-year-old was known to police due to his long history of mental health issues. 

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