Airman 1st Class Stone in stable condition

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter shakes hands with Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone after presenting him the Airman’s Medal at the Heroes of the Rails ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 2015. Stone was awarded the Airman’s Medal and the Purple Heart for bravery and valor for his heroic actions on the train bound for Paris. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott Ash)

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter shakes hands with Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone after presenting him the Airman’s Medal at the Heroes of the Rails ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 2015. Stone was awarded the Airman’s Medal and the Purple Heart for bravery and valor for his heroic actions on the train bound for Paris. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott Ash)

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- At approximately 1 a.m. PST, Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, the Air Force service member who helped thwart a gunman’s attack on a French train in August, was involved in a stabbing incident in Sacramento. He was transported to a local hospital, and is currently in stable condition.

The incident is under investigation by local law enforcement. Please call Air Force Public Affairs at 703-695-0640 for further information.