Suspect arrested in relation to stabbing incident

Police Department Press Release

June 6, 2019

On Tuesday afternoon, June 4, 2019 a suspect was arrested in relation to the stabbing incident that took place behind 618 W. Martin St. on Saturday night, May 25, 2019.

Ongoing follow up investigation into this incident identified 23-year-old Damian Alexander Capps, of Girard, Kansas, as the suspect. An arrest warrant application for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder was presented to the Crawford County Attorney’s Office, and on Tuesday afternoon, Capps was arrested without incident in Iola, Kansas by the Iola Police Department and Allen County Sheriff’s Office.¬†Capps was transported to the jail at Allen County Sheriff’s Office pending transfer to the Crawford County jail, and is being held in lieu of a $250,000.00 bond.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700, or at our automated tip line, (620) 231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

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