Porter man accused of stabbing 3 adults, child, arrested, deputies say

PORTER, Texas – A manhunt has ended after three adults and a 9-year-old child were stabbed.

Authorities said 36-year-old Nathan Carlin, who is believed to have been involved in the stabbing in the area of East Heritage Oaks Drive and Timber Oaks Lane, turned himself in. Authorities said the suspect called the police and told them he was lost in the woods.

Deputies said Carlin got into an argument with some of the victims and began stabbing them.

Carlin was described as barefoot, 6′1″ tall, 190 pounds and wearing a green and blue shirt.

He is considered armed and dangerous, officials said.

All of the victims were taken to various hospitals for treatment and are listed in serious but stable condition, officials said.


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Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.