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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Sterling Man Charged in Stabbing on W. Church Road

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Loudoun County, VA (March 18, 2022) – A Loudoun County man has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding following a stabbing Friday afternoon in Sterling, VA.

Deputies with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) responded to the 700 block of W. Church Road shortly before 3 p.m. where the adult male victim was located outside of a convenience store.

LCSO deputies quickly established a perimeter, and the suspect was identified as 46-year-old Wilber A. Zelaya Herrara. He was taken into custody outside of a nearby residence without incident. 

The victim was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and is currently listed in stable condition.

Zelaya Herrara remains held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond. 

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