Suspect photo, ID released
PARKERSBURG – The Parkersburg Police Department has released a photo and the identification of a stabbing on Spring Street today.
The suspect has been identified as Joseph Marcum, 24, last known address 1460 Frame St. Charleston, according to the police department. He is 5-foot-9 and weighs 157 pounds.
Detective D.D. Sturm has obtained a warrant for the felony charge of malicious assault, the police department said.
Lt. Greg Nangle of the Parkersburg Police Department said two men were involved in a fight in the street.
“One of them gets stabbed,” he said. “That person is at the hospital right now.”
A neighbor said a group of three or four people chased after the suspect.
“Someone said ‘get that (expletive deleted)'” the neighbor said.
A lockdown at Parkersburg High School and McKinley Elementary School were lifted. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. in the 1300 block of Spring Street.