Man arrested on 2 counts of attempted murder charges

Shaun Reed mug

Shaun Reed, 45, of Chipley

Chipley Police Department
Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 03:34 PM.

CHIPLEY — Chipley Police Department reported the arrest of Shaun Reed, 45, of Chipley on two charges of attempted murder on July 10.

According to the report the Chipley Police department responded to call about a stabbing during the evening hours of July 9 and when they arrived at the residence found Stephanie Jackson, 40, of Chipley lying on the living room floor “in a large pool of blood.”

Shortly after they found Dwight Murphy, 25, of Marianna with several stab wounds and both victims were transported by the Washington County EMS to the Northwest Florida Community Hospital where they were both later air lifted to Bay Medical Center, according to the report.

According to the report they were able to identify Reed as a suspect based on the statements from Murphy and Jackson stating that Reed, Jackson’s believed ex-boyfriend, barged into the home and a fight broke out, leading to Reed stabbing both Murphy and Jackson several times.

Chipley Police Department then requested the assistance of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s mobile crime scene lab from Pensacola, according to the report.

“We were assisted in this investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement,” said Jamie A. White, Administrative Assistant for the Chipley Police Department. “We were assisted in the search for Reed by the North West Florida Reception Center k-9 Tracking Team and the Holmes County Corrections K-9 Tracking Team.”

At 3:24 a.m. on July 10 Reed was arrested after being found in a vacant home located across the street from his house, according to the report.

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