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Robert F. Kennedy's killer Sirhan Sarhan stabbed in jail

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Sarhan Sarahan, who was jailed for more than 50 years for killing Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was stabbed on Friday by a fellow San Diego inmate.

The Associated Press reported that 75-year-old Sarhan was admitted to the hospital on Friday after the incident.

Richard J. near San Diego. He was stabbed on Friday afternoon in one of the Donovan Correctional Center's prison premises. TMZ first reported being stabbed.

Officers responded quickly and found a prisoner with stab wounds. He was taken to an outpatient hospital for medical care, and is currently in stable condition, ”the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.

TMZ identified and isolated the suspect who had allegedly stabbed him. An investigation is underway to determine if charges will be filed.

Saran was convicted for the Kennedy shootings when he declared victory in a California Democratic presidential primary in 1968 by a New York senator.

After delivering his victory speech to supporters of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Kennedy stepped out of the podium into a kitchen hallway, where he joined hands with a waiter's assistant, who had brought food to his room the day before and the head was shot. He was rushed to the hospital and died the next day.

In 1969, Sarahan was sentenced to death and in 1972 was sentenced to life imprisonment.

The AP reported that Sarhan said that he does not remember the shooting or his initial statements.