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Gloucester man faces felony charges following stabbing

A Gloucester man faces multiple felony charges after allegedly stabbing his two housemates, fleeing in a stolen pickup and ramming two Middlesex Sheriff’s Office patrol cars during the early morning hours Tuesday.

Gloucester Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Ryan Cookson said deputies responded to a mobile home in the 3400 block of Lowneyville Lane at about 12:15 a.m. Tuesday and determined that resident Eric Ray Walker, 30, had stabbed two other men who reside there and fled on foot.  

Cookson said one victim, a 55-year-old man, suffered multiple stab wounds to his hands, neck and abdomen. He was treated at Riverside Regional Medical Center and later released. The other victim, age 26, had stab wounds to his torso and was treated and released from Riverside Walter Reed Hospital.

Cookson said deputies searched the area with the help of a tracking dog but could not locate Walker, who they later learned had allegedly stolen a 2005 Dodge pickup from a nearby home in the 77...

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