Maryland – Howard County police are investigating a double stabbing in Columbia on Monday night in which an adult male was killed and another was injured.
Police were called to the Trellis Center in the 10700 block of Hickory Ridge Road at 9:40 p.m. for a report of two people stabbed. Both victims were transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. James Fallin Jr., 23, of Columbia, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Warner Jackson, 22, of Columbia, was treated and released.
Through preliminary investigation, police believe Fallin and Jackson entered the convenience store at the Trellis Center and became involved in an unknown altercation with the suspect, described as an adult black male. The suspect then stabbed the victims and fled with an adult female. The investigation is ongoing.