Woman hospitalized, man arrested after stabbing in Fernley

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FERNLEY, Nev. (KOLO) A Fernley woman is in serious condition after Lyon County deputies say she was stabbed outside of a McDonalds on Sunday.

The suspect took off but was arrested less than five minutes later by Lyon County deputies.

The suspect is identified as 48-year-old, Charles Walkin of Silver Springs, NV. He is facing attempted Murder and Domestic Violence charges.

The preliminary investigation indicates this was a domestic violence situation, between the victim and the suspect.

The LCSO Detectives Division is asking anyone that may have been at or in the area of McDonalds on Sunday between 2:00 – 4:00 pm, to please contact the Sheriff’s Office if they saw anything related to this investigation.

The case remains under investigation.

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