Strasburg stabbing suspect in custody
A man is in custody after a reported stabbing on Tuesday night along North Eberly Street in Strasburg.
Strasburg, Va. (WHSV) - A man is in custody after a reported stabbing on Tuesday night along North Eberly Street in Strasburg.
According to the Strasburg Police Department, once officers arrived to the home they found a male victim with multiple stab wounds to the head. The victim was taken to Winchester Medical Center.
While on scene, the Strasburg Police Department believed the suspect, 19-year-old Jordan Sowder, was barricaded inside the home so a perimeter was established.
The Virginia State Police Tactical Team was activated and several attempts were made to contact Sowder. Officers say a search warrant was then obtained and the Tactical Team entered the residence, but Sowder was not located inside. Police believe he had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.
Strasburg Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Sowder for violation of Virginia State Code 18.2-51 Maliciously Wound, Class 3 Felony.
According to police, Sowder was taken into custody by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.
The Strasburg Police Department believes this was an isolated incident.
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