Caldwell Parish officials arrest suspect in Anding Heights stabbings

The three victims were taken to the hospital.
Published: Jan. 30, 2023 at 11:23 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 30, 2023 at 12:30 PM CST
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CALDWELL PARISH, La. (KNOE) - UPDATE: Sheriff Bennett says three victims were stabbed at Anding Heights on Jan. 30, 2023, around 10:15 in the morning.

Bennett said it was an isolated incident between friends and distant relatives.

“When we got there, a couple of detectives or a couple of officers went to the scene and set up a perimeter where they say he went into the woods at,” said Bennett. “We got a call at 11:42 a.m., an anonymous call, somebody saw somebody fitting the description running down the road, so we responded, and it was him. We took him into custody without incident.”

The three victims were taken to the hospital. Bennett said one man was stabbed in the neck and the other two women suffered non-life-threatening injuries. While responding to the incident, officers were stationed at nearby schools, but the schools were never forced to go into lockdown.

The suspect, Jason B. Prince, is now in custody, according to CPSO. His charges are unknown at this time.

This is an updated story. Read below for previous information.

Caldwell Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who they say stabbed three people this morning.

CPSO Sheriff Clay Bennett says a perimeter has been set up around Caldwell Parish Housing Authority Project.

This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.