Two adults, two officers taken to hospital after stabbing in Suffolk

Travis Dionne Butler
Posted at 5:52 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2021-10-01 12:18:01-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police are investigating an incident from Sunday night where two adults and two officers were stabbed on Sunday night.

Reports say that Suffolk Police had originally responded to the 100 block of Ashford Drive to serve an Emergency Custody Order.

Officers arrived on the scene around 9:30 p.m. and had spoken to multiple individuals at this location before coming into contact with the subject of the Emergency Custody Order.

39-year-old Travis Dionne Butler is accused of pulling a knife and attacking the four victims, police say. Following medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel, all four were ground transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The two adults and one officer have been treated and released. One Officer remains in the hospital at this time.

Butler was arrested on charges including Assault: Shoot, Stab, Etc. in Commission of Felony (4 counts), Aggravated Malicious Wounding (2 counts), Attempt to Commit a Capital Offense (3 counts), and Obstruct Justice by Threats or Force – Drug, Gang, Violent Off. (1 count).

He is currently being held without bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

The incident remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.