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Updated: Stabbing Reported On Columbia Street

September 4th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

On Sunday evening, 09/02/2018, at 9:07 PM, the Cumberland Police responded to a reported stabbing in the 300 block of Columbia Street in Cumberland. When Officers arrived they discovered a 44 year old male victim, suffering from several stab wounds, including the upper arm and upper torso. The Cumberland Fire Department ambulance arrived at the scene and transported the victim to the Western Maryland Health System Regional Medical Center, where the victim was treated by emergency room medical personnel for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

            Investigators with the Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation Unit (C3I) responded to the scene to assist in the investigation. Through interviews of the victim and witnesses, Investigators developed a suspect.

            On 09/03/2018 Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect and a search warrant for another Columbia Street residence where the suspect was living. Investigators served the search warrant with the assistance of the Cumberland Police CERT team early Sunday evening.

            During the search, Investigators recovered several items of evidence and arrested the suspect at that time.

            The suspect, 38 year old Carl Jeffrey Jones of Cumberland, was charged with Attempted 1st Degree Murder, Assault, and related charges. He is currently awaiting an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner.

            The investigation is continuing by C3I.


Allegany County 911 says a stabbing has occurred on Cumberland's Columbia Street.

The vicitm has been transported to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for treatment.

C3I and Cumberland Police are on the scene.

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