Mon., 2:46pm: UPDATE Sharon hospital stabbing victim still critical

SHARON, Pa. — The Hubbard woman stabbed in the neck Sunday while working as a greeter in The Sharon Regional hospital emergency room remained in critical condition this morning at a Pittsburgh area hospital.

Hospital officials said Linda Clark was transported by helicopter to the Pittsburgh area on Sunday after she was stabbed that afternoon. Officials said Clark underwent emergency surgery.

Sharon police arrested Justin Michael Delfratte, 30, of Sharpsville, Pa. He is facing an attempted criminal homicide charge.

Meanwhile, hospital officials said they have taken steps to increase security at Sharon Regional Health System — including its main campus in Sharon, as well as its satellite facilities in Hermitage, Mercer, Neshannock, Brookfield and Hubbard.