Literary figures, public officials shocked over attack on Salman Rushdie
The news is not good" after the author was stabbed at an event in New York state.
Police detained a suspect named as Hadi Matar, 24, from Fairview, New Jersey.
Now on a ventilator and unable to speak
New York State Police said the suspect ran onto the stage
He was taken to a hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania, by helicopter.