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Man dead, woman injured in Texarkana stabbing; son charged

Officers began their investigation at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19 at a home in the 3600 block...
Officers began their investigation at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19 at a home in the 3600 block of Skyline Drive.(Texarkana Texas Police Department | TTPD)
Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 6:05 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2022 at 11:50 AM CDT
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TEXARKANA, Texas (KSLA) - The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating an incident that left one man dead and his son behind bars early Sunday morning.

Shaun Patrick Paxton, 42, of Texarkana, Texas, is charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection with a brutal attack on his parents, according to TTPD. He is being held in Bi-State Detention Center. His bond has been set at $1 million for the murder charge and $250,000 for the charge of aggravated assault.

Officers began their investigation at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, June 19 at a home in the 3600 block of Skyline Drive.

TTPD reports that 65-year-old Michael Paxton died at the home and that his wife is in critical condition at a Texarkana hospital with multiple stab wounds. As of Tuesday, June 21, police say the woman remains in critical condition.

UPDATE: 6/19/22 at 9:00a - The victim’s name is Michael Paxton. He was 65. His wife, who is also 65 years old, is...

Posted by Texarkana Texas Police Department on Sunday, June 19, 2022

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