Clarksville Police Investigating Attack, Child Among Injured

Clarksville Police Investigating Attack, Child Among Injured

Police say a man attacked three people with a knife and scissors.

CLARKSVILLE, AR- A suspect is in custody after an overnight incident which involved three persons being stabbed and cut.

A child is critically injured. 

Kou Her, age 21 of Clarksville, was taken into custody at the scene by Sheriff’s Deputies.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:45 a.m. at a residence on County Road 2243 near Hartman in Johnson County.

According to witnesses, they woke up and discovered Her, a family relative, in the bedroom of their 6 year-old daughter.

Family members tried to remove Kou Her from the residence but he allegedly attacked them with a large knife and a pair of scissors.

One family member suffered a deep cut under his left upper arm and another suffered a cut to a finger. 

The most serious wound was to the 6 year-old who suffered a puncture wound behind her ear. 

She was transported to a hospital in Clarksville, then to Arkansas Childrens Hospital in Little Rock where she is listed in critical condition.

Her was subdued by family members and continued to fight with them and Deputies while being transported to jail.

Her is being charged with three counts of Second Degree Battery, one count of Residential Burglary, one count of Attempted Kidnapping and one count of Attempted Murder.

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