Police: 1 dead, 1 injured after double stabbing in Columbia

WASHINGTON — One man is dead and another was injured after a double stabbing occurred on Monday in Columbia, Maryland.

The incident took place at the Trellis Center in the 10700 block of Hickory Ridge Road around 9:40 p.m.

James Fallin Jr., 23, of Columbia, was pronounced dead at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, while Warner Jackson, 22, of Columbia, was treated and released, police say.

Through preliminary investigation, police believe Fallin and Jackson entered the convenience store at the Trellis Center and became involved in an altercation with the suspect, described as an adult black male.

The suspect then stabbed the victims and fled with an adult female, officials said.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-313-STOP or email hcpdcrimetips@howardcountrymd.gov.

Below is a map of where police say the incident occurred.

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