THE COLONY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in The Colony have arrested the son of Little Elm’s mayor after he was accused of critically stabbing two men at a restaurant in the popular Grandscape entertainment area.
Christian James Cornelious, age 20, was arrested last night after being chased by officers on foot through the development.
Little Elm Mayor Curtis Cornelious sent CBSDFW a statement, saying: “Like many, I am shocked and saddened at the events that occurred involving my son. I remain prayerful for all involved. ”
Police in The Colony said the call came in around 6:30 p.m. at the Seven Doors Restaurant on Grandscape Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found two men with multiple stab wounds.
They were taken to local trauma hospitals in critical condition.
Police said one man was released from the hospital today. The second is in intensive care but is expected to survive.
The suspect resisted arrest, and officers used a taser on him.
Late today police said the suspect and the victims did not know each other.
Cornelious was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, evading arrest and resisting arrest.
Bond was set $550,000.
Police said this appeared to be an isolated incident and “there (was) no further danger to our community.”