UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Charges Suspect in Sterling Double Stabbing

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Charges Suspect in Sterling Double Stabbing

Update 5:49 p.m. March 2:

A Herndon man has been charged in connection with an early morning stabbing that occurred in the parking lot of the Sugarland Crossing shopping center.

Nelson Urbina-Zelaya, 40, was taken into custody the morning of March 2 in Sterling without incident. Urbina-Zelaya is charged with three counts of malicious wounding, LCSO officials said.

During the course of the investigation, LCSO also identified a third male victim. He received minor injuries when he attempted to intervene in the fight. The two other victims were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, LCSO officials said.

LCSO continues to investigate the motive of the assault. Urbina-Zelaya is being held on no bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

Original Story Published March 1:

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double stabbing that occurred in the parking lot of the Sugarland Crossing shopping center on March 1.

Shortly after 2 a.m. deputies responded to the 46900 block of Community Plaza in Sterling where two adult men were stabbed by an unknown suspect. The victims were taken to a local hospital with what are described as non-life-threatening injuries, according to LCSO officials.

The suspect reportedly left the area in an unknown vehicle. The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding what led to the stabbing and LCSO officials believe there is no threat to the community.

This is a developing story and more information and will be updated as more information becomes available.