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Posted on: May 9, 2020

18-Year-Old Apprehended After Stabbing in Ashburn

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Loudoun County, VA (May 9, 2020) – An 18-year-old from Ashburn is charged in connection with a stabbing Friday night in the 21800 block of Blossom Hill Terrace in Ashburn. 

Deputies responded to the area shortly after 9:15 p.m. on May 8 where three adult males were assaulted and stabbed during an altercation. The three victims were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. Two of the victims were treated and released and the third victim remains hospitalized.   

The suspect, Erick A. Joya-Morales, fled the scene and was later apprehended by deputies searching the area. He was charged with three counts of aggravated malicious wounding.

The incident revolved around a prior dispute between some of those involved in the altercation. The case remains under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division.

Joya- Morales remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.



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