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Knoxville man arrested in connection with Wise County stabbing
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Knoxville man arrested in connection with Wise County stabbing

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WISE, Va. — A man wanted in connection with a stabbing last month in Wise County has been arrested.

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On Thursday, Correll Baker, 30, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was captured in Pennington Gap on a malicious wounding charge, according to the Wise County Sheriff’s Office. He had been sought since Jan. 20 in a stabbing that occurred in East Stone Gap, the Sheriff’s Office said. One person, who authorities have not identified, was stabbed multiple times.

Baker surrendered following a barricade situation and negotiations at the Pennington Gap home, according to a news release. The WCSO and Virginia State Police tactical teams responded to the home.

Baker is being held without bail at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield.

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