Man charged after double-stabbing in Central Falls


CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) – Police have arrested and charged a man after a double-stabbing Saturday morning.

Police reported that officers were sent to 52 Summer Street at about 3:45 a.m. for a disturbance and found a 42-year-old man and a 33-year-old man at the location, both suffering from stab wounds.

Witnesses told police that the suspect lived on the second floor and the officers followed a blood trail into the building and into that apartment, where they found a 26-year-old man with a wound on his hand.

Photo courtesy of Central Falls police

That man, identified as Etifano Perez-Ardon, was arrested and charged with the stabbings. Police said more information would be available after his arraignment by a bail commissioner.

The two other victims are in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital.

Perez-Ardon was arraigned on $25,000 dollars with surety and is being held at the ACI.

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