Second High Street stabbing under investigation in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Detectives in Morgantown are investigation an early Thursday morning stabbing in the 300 block of High Street.

Just before 1 a.m., police identified a male victim with lacerations to the chest and arms. Members of the Morgantown Parking Authority provided first aid before the unidentified victim was transported to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital by EMS.

Police have identified and captured Elijah Jon Older, 21, of Arundel, Maine. Older has been charged with malicious assault.

Anyone with additional information about the crime is asked to call 304-284-7454.

A September 13 stabbing in the 300-block of High Street remains under investigation.

Citizens can be a “Partner inPolicing” by reporting suspected criminal activity to Morgantown Police Department Switchboard at 304-284-7522. If you see a crime in progress call 911.