PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police say they have arrested the suspect involved in three Lincoln-Lemington stabbings.
On Monday, Pittsburgh police say 35-year-old Melvin Banks was arrested.
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According to Pittsburgh Police, a person was taken to an area hospital in serious condition after being stabbed on Lincoln Avenue on Sunday night.
Pittsburgh Police believe that Banks is the person responsible for two stabbings on Saturday night that left one person dead and another injured.
Banks is charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, false identification to law enforcement and criminal contempt.
According to the criminal complaint, Banks told police he was in the care of mental health professionals and was taking anti-psychotic medications.