stabbing1OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/14) — A decision on whether to charge the suspect in a weekend stabbing at a motel on Frederica Street Saturday night is still being considered today, Owensboro Police Department Public Information Officer Michael Hathaway told SurfKY News.

The case could be considered by a grand jury instead, but the decision rests with the Commonwealth Attorney’s office, Hathaway said when asked about possible charges against the suspect.

The suspect, who hasn’t been identified by name, allegedly wielded a knife against three people Saturday night at 8:15 at the Motel 6, located at 4845 Frederica St. Police said the suspect knew one of the victims. Despite interviews with all of the victims and the suspect, Hathaway said the specific details of how the fight began and who started it were still unclear. The investigation is ongoing.

Victims were identified as Cagan Adams, 21, Owensboro, Douglas Callagee, 37, Owensboro and Russell Wells, 31, Owensboro. Adams and Wells suffered non-life threatening stab wounds. Wells suffered a critical wound to his abdomen and remains in critical condition at Owensboro Health, police said.

SurfKY News will provide additional updates as they become available.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

River Run, Health and Hospitality Fest Scheduled for May 16

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — On Saturday, May 16, 2015 runners will make the trek from Evansville, Ind. to Henderson,… Read More

Cairo Elementary Host Staff, Student Appreciation Trip, Thanks Donors

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — Cairo PTA is hosting a field trip for all staff and students to the Owensboro Science and… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11957

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7533

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5792

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4887

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4135

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11957

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8811

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1155

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 943

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 647

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 566

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 474

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 25, 2015 417

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 416

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 383

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 25, 2015 374

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 351

Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

by Jason Lindsey