Apparent Stabbing Victim in Serious Condition; Suspect Charged

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives have charged a man for stabbing another man on Monday, December 26. An investigation determined the two men, who did not know each other, were outside talking with a mutual acquaintance in the 7900 block of Audubon Avenue around 8:50 p.m. The two men began arguing. The argument escalated and the suspect stabbed the victim multiple times with a knife.

The victim, 30 years old, suffered serious trauma to the upper body. He was taken to the hospital, where he remains in critical condition. Major Crimes detectives assumed the investigation. Shortly after, Donnell D. Nesbitt, 34, of Falls Church, was located in the 8300 block of Brockham Drive. He was taken to the Adult Detention Center and charged with malicious wounding.


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