Roanoke teen ac­cused in Rad­ford stab­bings

Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend - - Metro -

RAD­FORD — A Roanoke teen is ac­cused in a mul­ti­ple stab­bing in Rad­ford on Thurs­day.

Eli­jah Z. Nichols, 18, was charged with ag­gra­vated ma­li­cious wound­ing, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment that Rad­ford po­lice is­sued Fri­day.

Po­lice said that at 10:53 p.m. Thurs­day, they were called to a re­ported stab­bing in the 1300 block of Lawrence Street. Of­fi­cers found three peo­ple stabbed.

The three vic­tims are Rad­ford Univer­sity stu­dents, as is Nichols. Two vic­tims re­mained hos­pi­tal­ized Fri­day with se­ri­ous in­juries and are in good con­di­tion, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment by Rad­ford Univer­sity.

Nichols is be­ing held at the New River Val­ley Re­gional Jail.


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