A man wanted in connection with a stabbing incident in Stony Point is now in custody.
Wednesday evening around 9pm, Statesville Police arrested 26 year old Shawn Donnell Whren. Whren was spotted walking along Old Salisbury Road. Following a foot chase with the suspect, an arrest was made. Wren had outstanding warrants issued in Alexander County following a stabbing incident Sunday night at a residence in Stony Point.
The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Highway 90 East. 66 year old Steven Anderson had been stabbed multiple times in the chest. Anderson has since been released from a hospital. Whren was identified as a suspect and warrants were issued for his arrest.
Whren is now in the Alexander County Detention Center under a $250,000 secured bond.
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