Alexandria man arrested in ATRANS station stabbing case

Chino Vich
Chino Vich(Source: Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 10, 2021 at 3:43 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 10, 2021 at 5:19 PM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - An arrest has been made in relation to a stabbing that occurred at an ATRANS bus station on 2nd Street in Alexandria around noon on Friday, September 10.

The Alexandria Police Department said 21-year-old Chino Vich of Alexandria has been charged with attempted second-degree murder. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

“I want to commend our detectives for their quick work in identifying and apprehending the suspect,” said Alexandria Police Chief Ronney Howard. “Maintaining safety in our downtown area is a priority. We have many deterrents in place to discourage crimes, and the rapid resolution of today’s incident shows we have the tools and the personnel to quickly respond when crimes do take place downtown.”

This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information regarding this incident, contact APD at 318-441-6460.

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