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Police: Tallahassee man wearing court ordered GPS monitor stabs victim during argument

Posted at 3:09 PM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 15:12:10-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A man has been arrested after he stabbed a victim during an argument at the intersection of Dewey Street and Dent Street in Tallahassee.

Christopher Holmes, 49, was arrested by the Tallahassee Police Department.

At about 5:48 a.m. Monday, the Tallahassee Police Department responded to a stabbing incident at the intersection of Dewey Street and Dent Street.

Responding officers found a man lying in the roadway suffering from a stab wound.

Officers and emergency responders immediately provided medical attention to the victim. The victim was the taken to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Investigators with TPD's Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene, conducted interviews with witnesses, and examined evidence in the case.

During the course of the investigation, it was discovered the stabbing took place during a verbal argument between the victim and Holmes.

Investigators were able to identify the suspect as Holmes, who was wearing a court ordered GPS monitor for prior charges at the time of the incident.

After consultation with the State Attorney’s Office, investigators with the Violent Crimes Unit established probable cause to charge Holmes with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Holmes was taken to the Leon County Detention Facility for processing.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to please call them at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.