WENTWORTH, NC - The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office announced a man was charged in connection with an Eden double stabbing that happened last week.
Christopher Raymond Ellison, 34, was charged with one count of Attempted First Degree Murder and one count of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill.
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On Thursday, Aug. 17, officers found two stabbing victims on the 1000 block of Georgia Ave, a 44-year-old woman and a 7-year-old child. The call was in reference to two people being assaulted at Brown Stone Commons apartments. Both were taken to the hospital for serious injuries.
Ellison was shot by authorities when he was found near Knott Street and New Street.
Ellison was released from the hospital where he was receiving treatment yesterday afternoon and was escorted by Eden Police Officers to the Wentworth Magistrate’s Office where he was given a $1,000,000 secured bond. His court date is Sept. 5.
The investigation is still underway.