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ALERT: Man Charged With Monday Morning Stabbing at Fort Cumberland Homes

July 1st, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Monday morning, just after 5:00 AM, Cumberland Police Officers responded to the Park Street area for a report of a man calling for help.  Upon arrival they located a 24-year-old man who was suffering from several stab wounds.  

The victim told police that he was at a residence in the Fort Cumberland Homes complex when he got into an altercation with an associate who had stabbed him.   The Cumberland Fire Department responded and treated the victim at the scene and subsequently transported him to the hospital. 

Officers then responded to the incident scene and located the suspect, Stephen Christian Barbour, age 33, along with further evidence of the crime.   After investigation by the Cumberland Police Department and the Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation Unit, 

Stephen Christian Barbour, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, felony assault and misdemeanor assault.  He was subsequently taken before the District Court Commissioner where he was held without bond. 

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