Man arrested after stabbing mom, brother in Colorado Springs

Justin O'Neal Criss
Justin O'Neal Criss / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man is facing multiple charges after he stabbed his mom and brother in their northeastern Colorado Springs home Tuesday morning, according to police.

Police said it happened around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday at a home on Eagle Canyon Drive, which is in the area of Barnes Road and Peterson Road.

Two people were stabbed at a home in northeastern Colorado Springs Tuesday morning, according to police. / Kelly Helton - FOX21 News
Two people were stabbed at a home in northeastern Colorado Springs Tuesday morning, according to police. / Kelly Helton – FOX21 News

Police said the suspect, identified as 21-year-old Justin O’Neal Criss, is accused of stabbing his 17-year-old brother and his mom. His dad sustained a minor head injury in the incident, but was not stabbed, according to police.

Police said the stabbing victims are in critical but stable condition.

Criss was arrested on three counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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