Stabbing suspect shot to death by police in Clinton identified

By | December 18, 2021

Christopher Anthony Alexander Death : 32-year-old Christopher Anthony Alexander has been identified as the suspect who stabbed two persons and was shot to death during a police face-off Thursday evening in Clinton.

Police in Clinton identified the suspect Friday. Alexander, who was in Clinton temporarily stabbed a male who was living in the same residence on Thursday evening before stabbing a neighbor who came outside to investigate what was going on.

According to Clinton Police Chief Shawn Stoker, officers encountered Alexander on a street in the area of 1300 West and 1700 North. A faceoff escalated to shots being fired by officers, striking Alexander. He was pronounced dead at the scene, no officer was hurt in the incident.

Both the stabbing victims – a man and a woman – were transported to the hospital in a stable condition. No further information was immediately released.

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