Kannapolis Man Wanted For Stabbing Man Several Times In Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — A Kannapolis man is wanted after officials say he stabbed a man at a Lincoln County residence over the weekend.

On Saturday, June 29th, deputies responded to a stabbing incident at a home on Topaz Lane in Iron Station.

Deputies found Barron Lynn Smith in a bathroom with several stab wounds, and applied a tourniquet until Lincoln County EMS arrived.

Authorities say the suspect, 34-year-old Zachary Allen Clinkscales of Kannapolis, and three other people fled the scene before deputies arrived.

Clinkscales is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.