Suspect Apprehended After Two Men Stabbed in DeFuniak Springs

A man is in custody after attacking two people in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

72-year-old Charles Walker and 39-year-old James Alex Walker were attacked with a knife in their home around 4:30 Sunday afternoon.

Charles was Life-Flighted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola for severe knife wounds to the throat and James was transported to Healthmark Regional Medical Center for cuts to the throat and was later released.

They identified the suspect as 40-year-old Chad Douglass Rushing.

Rushing arrested and transported to the Walton County Department of Corrections.

He is charged with two counts of attempted murder.


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