Suspect at Large After Stabbing in Charleston

Effingham, IL / Effingham Radio
Christoper X. Bickcom

Christoper X. Bickcom

The Charleston Police are seeking a suspect involved in a stabbing early Sunday morning.

24-year-old Christoper X. Bickcom, of Lansing, Illinois was identified as possibly being involved in the incident which occurred around 2:19 a.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex located in the 1400 black of 6th Street in Charleston. Police responded to a stabbing at that location and found a 19-old victim who had been stabbed twice in the upper torso. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

Bickcom was not on-scene when officers arrived and is not being sought by authorities. Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts should contact the Charleston Police Department at 217-348-5221.

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