Parachute stabbing suspect arrested late Wednesday night |

Parachute stabbing suspect arrested late Wednesday night

At approximately 10:20 p.m. Wednesday evening, an individual was stabbed in Parachute on the 200 block of N. Russey Ave. and airlifted to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect, 42-year-old James Shannon, fled the scene before officers arrived, according to a Parachute Police Department press release.

He was later found shortly after 12:30 a.m., and arrested without further incident. Garfield County Sheriff’s Office and their K-9 unit, Rifle Police Department and New Castle Police Department officers assisted with the search, the press release states. Shannon was transported and booked into the Garfield County Jail on the charge of first degree assault.

Residents in the area may have received an Ever Bridge alert that was sent out that evening warning residents in the area to stay inside and lock their doors.


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