PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - A Portsmouth man is facing burglary, abduction and malicious wounding charges after he allegedly stabbed his neighbors.
Last month, officers responded to a stabbing in the 4300 block of Twin Pines Road. The investigation revealed James Artis Jr. had entered his neighbors' home and stabbed them both, police said.
The 64-year-old female victim managed to hide in her attic until police arrived. She and her husband, 73, were hospitalized following the attack and will recover from their injuries, according to police.
Officers entered the home and confronted Artis Jr. At some point, one of the officers fired his weapon, hitting Artis. The officer was placed on administrative leave. Clark said criminal and administrative investigations into the incident are being conducted.
Artis Jr. was charged last month with attempt capital murder. He is now facing charges of armed burglary, two counts of attempted robbery, abduction, malicious wounding and stabbing in the commission of a felony in connection with the attack.
Artis' previous convictions include felony robbery, use of firearm, assault, fraud and petit larceny.
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