(Meredith) – Two people have been killed and at least ten others have been injured after a suspect allegedly stole a police cruiser and crashed into a group of cars.

According to WDTN, the incident began as a stabbing inside a home in Dayton, Ohio. The suspect then fled the scene, but later crashed into a tree. As police responded to the scene, authorities said the suspect fled on foot before stealing a police cruiser.

The suspect then fled in the cruiser, hitting another police car before crashing into more cars in downtown Dayton.

Seven children were taken to a local hospital for treatment, WHIO reported. The condition of the children is unknown at this time.

Five other people were also injured but the severity of their injuries is also unknown.

Police said the suspect is in custody. Further details have not been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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