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Redding police arrest Parkview stabbing suspect

Redding police arrested the suspect who may have stabbed a man near the Parkview Market in Redding on Wednesday.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019 9:55 AM
Updated: Jun 15, 2019 2:35 PM

REDDING, Calif. - A suspect in the stabbing of a Redding man at the Parkview Market was been arrested Friday.

Friday evening at approximately 4:43 p.m. several reports were received by police saying the suspect "Misty" was back in the Parkview area near the Redding Library. Officers contacted 38-year-old Misty Ledeen Dorman and took her in to the station for an interview about the stabbing incident that occurred on Wednesday.

Officers from the Redding Police Department said Dorman admitted that she was the person in the widely circulated photograph taken from surveillance video.

Dorman told officers she stabbed the victim twice in the area of his neck because she thought he was going to drop an 18 pack of beer on her foot, and said the man acted like he was going to punch her.

The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Christopher Fitch of Redding. He received multiple stab wounds to his upper back near his neck.

Dorman told police after the stabbing she fled from the area, disposed of the knife, the bicycle she was riding. She told officers that she did not make any effort to contact law enforcement or to summon medical aid for the victim.

Dorman has been arrested for attempted murder and is booked into the Shasta County Jail.


REDDING, Calif. - Redding police are searching for a suspect involved in a life-threatening stabbing.

Police said a woman is suspected of stabbing a man at the Parkview Market in Redding, around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

The victim is in the hospital listed in critical condition. 

The victim unable to give police information about the alleged attacker, but officers said they saw the suspect on surveillance video leaving the scene on a bicycle. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Redding Police Department at 530-225-4200.

CLICK HERE to read about another incident that occurred near Parkview Market that involved a machete.

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