UPDATE: Arrest Warrant Issued for Man Wanted in Knife Attack on Twin Brother

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff
Kanawha County Sheriff

(MGN Online)

UPDATE 8/11/14 @ 9:35 p.m.
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a man wanted in a weekend stabbing at a home in St. Albans.

Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies say Christopher Lake took off after a knife attack on his twin brother Alexander. They say Christopher had been arguing with his mother early Saturday morning.

When Alexander tried to intervene, deputies say Christopher pulled out a knife and stabbed Alexander several times.

Alexander was taken to CAMC where he is listed in serious condition.



UPDATE 8/9/14 @ 8:05 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A family fight led to one brother stabbing his twin in St. Albans.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies say Christopher Lake was intoxicated when he got into an argument with his mother around 4 a.m. Saturday. Christopher's twin brother, Alexander, stepped in to intervene.

Christopher then grabbed a knife and stabbed his brother several times before fleeing the scene.

Deputies have a malicious wounding warrant out for his arrest.

Neighbors say the house has been a common problem.

"Party and drink and get out of hand. scream and yell and curse. you know, it's to the point where you can't even have your windows open without hearing them. a lot of times you can hear them with the windows shut," said Larry Fisher.

Fisher says the cops have been to the area several times.

One neighbor has even put up his home up for sale, partly because of the actions that have gone on.

WSAZ spoke with a family who had no comment on the stabbing.

Alexander is currently under evaluation.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY /8/9/14 @ 5:15 a.m.
KANAWAHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been stabbed and a suspect is on the run Saturday morning near Saint Albans.

It happened just after 4 a.m. on James Street in West Side off of Coal River Road.

Metro 911 tells WSAZ.com Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies are on scene.

The victim's injuries are not known at this time, but we are told he was transported to a local hospital.

Deputies are actively searching for a male suspect.

No further details are being released right now.

Keep clicking WSAZ.com for details.


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