Feb. 7, 2019
A 29-year-old Raytown man faces felony charges for the stabbing of his father with a sword in a Raytown residence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Christopher J. Wilson, dob: 2/6/1990, faces Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action charges.*
According to court records, Raytown police were called to a residence on Gregory Lane in Raytown on Wednesday evening. Callers had informed police dispatch that the defendant had stabbed his father with a sword.
The first Raytown police officer on scene encountered a man leaving the residence. He had a knife in his hand. The officer also observed a sword on the front porch. A woman inside yelled, “He stabbed him.” The defendant was taken into custody, and an older man was found in the kitchen on the floor in a pool of blood.
The victim told police that the defendant pushed him to the floor and stabbed him. The victim’s wife also described the attack.
Prosecutors requested a $50,000 bond.
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.